scantiness

  • 1 Scantiness — Scant i*ness, n. Quality or condition of being scanty. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 scantiness — index austerity, dearth, deficit, delinquency (shortage), insignificance, insufficiency, need (d …

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  • 3 scantiness — noun see scanty …

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  • 4 scantiness — See scantily. * * * …

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  • 5 scantiness — noun a) The quality of being scanty. b) The result or product of being scanty …

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  • 6 scantiness — Synonyms and related words: Lenten fare, austerity, chinchiness, chintziness, daintiness, dearth, defalcation, deficiency, deficit, delicacy, diminutiveness, exiguity, exiguousness, fewness, inadequacy, inconsequentiality, inconsiderableness,… …

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  • 7 scantiness — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. rareness, insufficiency, shortage, short supply, meagerness, inadequacy, dearth, paucity, need, poverty, sparsity. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition or fact of being deficient: defect, deficiency,… …

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  • 8 scantiness — scant·i·ness || skæntɪnɪs n. lack, state of being in short supply, scarcity …

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  • 9 scantiness — n. Insufficiency, meagreness, narrowness, deficiency, short supply, short measure …

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  • 10 scantiness — scant·i·ness …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 lack — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. want, deficiency, shortage, need. v. t. need, require. See insufficiency, poverty.Ant., sufficiency. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The state of being lacking] Syn. destitution, absence, need, dearth,… …

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  • 13 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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  • 14 Meagreness — 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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  • 15 nearunes — f ( se/ sa) 1. strait; small space; 1a. a narrow space, a place of small extent; 2. scantiness; 2a. a physical inconvenience, difficulty, troublesome action; 3. oppression, distress (of body); nearunes bréostes oppression of the chest; 4.… …

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  • 16 dearth — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. scarcity, lack, shortage. See insufficiency.Ant., abundance, sufficiency II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scarcity, deficiency, scantiness, shortage; see lack 1 , poverty 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus)… …

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  • 17 insufficiency — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of necessary amount Nouns 1. insufficiency; inadequacy, inadequateness; incompetence, impotence; deficiency, incompleteness, imperfection, shortcoming, emptiness, poorness, depletion, vacancy,… …

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  • 18 paucity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. scantiness, fewness (see insufficiency). Ant., plenty. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. insufficiency, scarcity, absence; see lack 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [PAW si tee] scarcity …

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  • 19 Insufficiency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Insufficiency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 insufficiency insufficiency Sgm: N 1 inadequacy inadequacy inadequateness Sgm: N 1 incompetence incompetence &c.(impotence) 158 Sgm: N 1 deficiency deficiency… …

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  • 20 ὀλιγανδρίας — ὀλιγανδρίᾱς , ὀλιγανδρία scantiness of men fem acc pl ὀλιγανδρίᾱς , ὀλιγανδρία scantiness of men fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …

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