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

  Spareness \Spare"ness\, n. [Cf. AS. spaernis frugality.]
     The quality or state of being lean or thin; leanness.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking
           denseness [syn: sparseness, spareness, sparsity,
      2: the property of having little body fat [syn: leanness,
         thinness, spareness] [ant: avoirdupois, blubber,
         fat, fatness]

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