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scantiness

noun

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a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
  • the scantiness of grass meant that we had to feed the cows extra hay

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scantily

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“Scantiness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scantiness. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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