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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of having little body fat; The quality of being meager.

Usage examples (32)
  • Every rib in the round body was discernible; yet the leanness was the healthful reduction so strained after in the palaestrae.
  • The state ranks first for the "leanness" of its population and first for the ACT/SAT scores its high school graduates achieve.
  • A man may have leanness of body and soul together.
  • The leanness that afflicts us, the object of our misery, for more
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