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
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.
Exiguous : Adjective
Exiguously : Adverb
Exiguousness : Noun
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