leanness

Definitions of leanness
  1. noun
    the property of having little body fat
    synonyms: spareness, thinness
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    Antonyms:
    avoirdupois, blubber, fat, fatness
    excess bodily weight
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    scrawniness, skinniness
    the bodily property of lacking flesh
    boniness, bonyness, emaciation, gauntness, maceration
    extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
    slenderness, slightness, slimness
    the property of an attractively thin person
    wiriness
    the property of being lean and tough and sinewy
    type of:
    bodily property
    an attribute of the body
  2. noun
    the quality of being meager
    synonyms: exiguity, meagerness, meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness
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    types:
    wateriness
    meagerness or poorness connoted by a superfluity of water (in a literary style as well as in a food)
    abstemiousness
    restricted to bare necessities
    spareness, sparseness, sparsity, thinness
    the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness
    type of:
    deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency
    lack of an adequate quantity or number
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