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English noun: spareness

1. spareness (attribute) the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness


Synonymssparseness, sparsity, thinness


Broader (hypernym)exiguity, leanness, meagerness, meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness

2. spareness (attribute) the property of having little body fat


Synonymsleanness, thinness


Broader (hypernym)bodily property


Narrower (hyponym)boniness, bonyness, emaciation, gauntness, maceration, scrawniness, skinniness, slenderness, slightness, slimness, wiriness


Antonymsfatness, avoirdupois, blubber, fat









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