HyperDic: leanness

English > 2 senses of the word leanness:
NOUNattributeleanness, meagerness, meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguitythe quality of being meager
attributeleanness, thinness, sparenessthe property of having little body fat
English > leanness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being meager.
Synonymsmeagerness, meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguity
Narrowerabstemiousnessrestricted to bare necessities
sparseness, spareness, sparsity, thinnessThe property of being scanty or scattered
waterinessmeagerness or poorness connoted by a superfluity of water (in a literary style as well as in a food)
Broaderinsufficiency, inadequacy, deficiencylack of an adequate quantity or number
Spanishescasez, exigüidad, poquedad
Adjectivesleanlacking in mineral content or combustible material
leancontaining little excess
leannot profitable or prosperous
English > leanness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of having little body fat.
Synonymsthinness, spareness
Narrowerbonyness, boniness, emaciation, gauntness, macerationextreme / extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
skinniness, scrawninessThe bodily property of lacking flesh
slenderness, slightness, slimnessThe property of an attractively thin person
wirinessThe property of being lean and tough and sinewy
Broaderbodily propertyAn attribute of the body
Oppositefatness, fat, blubber, avoirdupoisexcess bodily weight
Spanishdelgadez, flacura, flaqueza, magrez, magrura
Adjectivesleanlacking excess flesh

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