exiguity

  • 1 Exiguity — Ex i*gu i*ty, n. [L. exiguitas, fr. exiguus small: cf. F. exiguit[ e].] Scantiness; smallness; thinness. [R.] Boyle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 exiguity — index dearth, insufficiency, paucity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 exiguity — noun 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 • Derivationally relat …

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  • 4 exiguity — noun (plural ities) Date: circa 1626 the quality or state of being exiguous ; scantiness …

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  • 5 exiguity — ex·i·gu·i·ty (ĕk sĭ gyo͞oʹĭ tē) n. The quality or condition of being scanty or meager. * * * …

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  • 6 exiguity — noun The quality of being meagre or scanty Syn: exiguousness …

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  • 7 exiguity — Synonyms and related words: Lenten fare, airiness, airy texture, attenuation, austerity, chinchiness, chintziness, daintiness, delicacy, diaphanousness, dilutedness, dilution, diminutiveness, ethereality, exiguousness, exility, fewness, fineness …

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  • 8 exiguity — ex·i·gu·i·ty || ‚eksɪ gjuːətɪ n. scantiness, scarcity; minuteness, smallness …

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  • 9 exiguity — n. Smallness, slenderness, fineness, exility, attenuation, exiguousness …

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  • 10 exiguity — ex·i·gu·i·ty …

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  • 11 exiguous — exiguity /ek si gyooh i tee/, exiguousness, n. exiguously, adv. /ig zig yooh euhs, ik sig /, adj. scanty; meager; small; slender: exiguous income. [1645 55; < L exiguus scanty in measure or number, small, equiv. to exig(ere) (see EXIGENT) + uus… …

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  • 12 leanness — noun 1. the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagerness, ↑meagreness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑scantness, ↑exiguity • D …

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  • 13 meagerness — noun the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagreness, ↑leanness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑scantness, ↑exiguity • Derivationally related f …

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  • 14 meagreness — noun the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagerness, ↑leanness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑scantness, ↑exiguity • Derivationally related f …

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  • 15 scantiness — noun the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagerness, ↑meagreness, ↑leanness, ↑poorness, ↑scantness, ↑exiguity • Derivationally related fo …

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  • 16 scantness — noun the quality of being meager an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes George Eliot • Syn: ↑meagerness, ↑meagreness, ↑leanness, ↑poorness, ↑scantiness, ↑exiguity • Derivationally related …

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  • 17 Fewness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fewness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fewness fewness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 paucity paucity small number Sgm: N 1 small quantity small quantity &c. 32 Sgm: N 1 rarity rarity Sgm: N 1 infrequenc …

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  • 18 Littleness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Littleness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 littleness littleness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 smallness smallness &c.(of quantity) 32 Sgm: N 1 exiguity exiguity inextension Sgm: N 1 parvitude parvitude parvity …

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  • 19 Narrowness — (Roget s Thesaurus) Thinness < N PARAG:Narrowness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 narrowness narrowness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 closeness closeness exility Sgm: N 1 exiguity exiguity &c.(little) 193 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 line …

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  • 20 Meagerness — Mea ger*ness, Meagreness Mea gre*ness, n. The state or quality of being meager; leanness; scantiness; barrenness. Syn: meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguity. [1913 Webster] …

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