- 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, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency, lack, paucity, poverty, scantness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, underage1. See EXCESS.
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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 — Synonyms and related words: Lenten fare, austerity, chinchiness, chintziness, daintiness, dearth, defalcation, deficiency, deficit, delicacy, diminutiveness, exiguity, exiguousness, fewness, inadequacy, inconsequentiality, inconsiderableness,… … Moby Thesaurus
scantiness — scantÂ·iÂ·ness || skÃ¦ntÉªnÉªs 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