Synonyms and related words:
Lenten fare, austerity, chinchiness, chintziness, daintiness, dearth, defalcation, deficiency, deficit, delicacy, diminutiveness, exiguity, exiguousness, fewness, inadequacy, inconsequentiality, inconsiderableness, infrequency, insignificance, insufficiency, jejuneness, jejunity, lack, leanness, littleness, meagerness, meanness, minuteness, miserliness, moderateness, narrowness, niggardliness, paltriness, parsimony, paucity, pettiness, picayunishness, pokiness, poverty, puniness, rareness, rarity, restrictedness, scant sufficiency, scantness, scarceness, scarcity, scrawniness, scrimpiness, shortage, shortness, skimpiness, slenderness, slightness, slim pickings, slimness, smallness, spareness, sparseness, sparsity, stinginess, stringency, thinness, tightness, tininess, triviality, uncommonness, underage, undersize, unimportance

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • Scantiness — Scant i*ness, n. Quality or condition of being scanty. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • scantiness — noun see scanty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scantiness — See scantily. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • 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,… …   English dictionary for students

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

  • scantiness — n. Insufficiency, meagreness, narrowness, deficiency, short supply, short measure …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • scantiness — scant·i·ness …   English syllables

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

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