A Word A Day : Exiguity

Word of 28th July 2007: A Word A Day-Exiguity


( Noun )

Exiguity : (ek'si-gyu'i-te)

The condition of being scanty, the quality of being meager, lacking denseness

Contextual Examples:

What you have purchased is nothing but an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes.

The soldiers' pay is in the highest degree exiguous; not above three half-pence a day.


1. Meagerness

2. Meagerness

3. Poorness

4. Scantiness

5. Scantness

6. Smallness

7. Thinness

8. Insufficiency

9. Inadequacy

10. Deficiency

Related Words:

Exiguous : Adjective

Exiguously : Adverb

Exiguousness : Noun

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