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English noun: scantiness

1. scantiness (attribute) the quality of being meager


SamplesAn exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes.


Synonymsexiguity, leanness, meagerness, meagreness, poorness, scantness


Broader (hypernym)deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency


Narrower (hyponym)abstemiousness, spareness, sparseness, sparsity, thinness, wateriness









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