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 for leanness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Leanness \Lean"ness\, n. [AS. hl[=ae]nnes.]
     The condition or quality of being lean.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  leanness
      n 1: the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that
           would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot [syn:
           meagerness, meagreness, leanness, poorness,
           scantiness, scantness, exiguity]
      2: the property of having little body fat [syn: leanness,
         thinness, spareness] [ant: avoirdupois, blubber,
         fat, fatness]

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