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NOUN (1)

1. the quality of being meager;
- Example: "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot
[syn: meagerness, meagreness, leanness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguity]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Exiguity \Ex`i*gu"i*ty\, n. [L. exiguitas, fr. exiguus small: cf. F. exiguit['e].] Scantiness; smallness; thinness. [R.] --Boyle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

exiguity n 1: 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, exiguity]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

82 Moby Thesaurus words for "exiguity": Lenten fare, airiness, airy texture, attenuation, austerity, chinchiness, chintziness, daintiness, delicacy, diaphanousness, dilutedness, dilution, diminutiveness, ethereality, exiguousness, exility, fewness, fineness, flimsiness, frailty, gauziness, gossameriness, gracility, inconsequentiality, inconsiderableness, infrequency, insignificance, insubstantiality, insufficiency, jejuneness, jejunity, laciness, leanness, lightness, littleness, meagerness, meanness, minuteness, miserliness, mistiness, moderateness, narrowness, niggardliness, paltriness, paperiness, parsimony, paucity, pettiness, picayunishness, pokiness, puniness, rarity, restrictedness, scantiness, scantness, scarcity, scrawniness, scrimpiness, shortness, skimpiness, slenderness, slightness, slim pickings, slimness, smallness, spareness, sparseness, sparsity, stinginess, stringency, subtility, tenuity, thinness, tightness, tininess, triviality, undersize, unimportance, vagueness, wateriness, weakness, wispiness