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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an insufficient quantity or number;
[syn: dearth, paucity]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paucity \Pau"ci*ty\ (p[add]"s[i^]*t[y^]), n. [L. paucitas, fr. paucus few, little: cf. F. paucit['e] See Few.] 1. Fewness; smallness of number; scarcity; rarity. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] Revelation denies it by the stern reserve, the paucity, and the incompleteness, of its communications. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Smallness of quantity; exiguity; insufficiency; as, paucity of blood. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Paugie
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

paucity n 1: an insufficient quantity or number [syn: dearth, paucity]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "paucity": chinchiness, chintziness, dearth, exiguity, fewness, infrequency, insufficiency, meagerness, miserliness, niggardliness, poverty, rareness, rarity, restrictedness, scant, scant sufficiency, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, scrimpiness, skimpiness, smallness, sparseness, sparsity, stinginess, stringency, thinness, tightness, uncommonness




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