Definition of Scantiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of scanty) ¹



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Definition of Scantiest

1. scanty [adj] - See also: scanty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scantiest

scannos
scanogram
scans
scansion
scansions
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scansores
scansorial
scant
scant(p)
scanted
scanter
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scantiest
scantily
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scantinesses
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scantlings
scantly

Literary usage of Scantiest

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1. Ireland Past and Present by Augustus J. Thébaud, John Habberton (1878)
"... the scantiest justice toward its fellow-countrymen may be summed up in two words—greed and fanaticism. Who has not witnessed, at some period in his life ..."

2. The New History: Essays Illustrating the Modern Historical Outlook by James Harvey Robinson (1912)
"We detect the very scantiest indications of life, rara et disjecta, four or five feet beneath the surface; six or seven inches down, these are abundant, ..."

3. The New History: Essays Illustrating the Modern Historical Outlook by James Harvey Robinson (1912)
"We detect the very scantiest indications of life, rara et disjecta, four or five feet beneath the surface; six or seven inches down, these are abundant, ..."

4. The New History: Essays Illustrating the Modern Historical Outlook by James Harvey Robinson (1912)
"We detect the very scantiest indications of life, rara et disjecta, four or five feet beneath the surface; six or seven inches down, these are abundant, ..."

5. The Advocate of Peace by American Peace Society (1904)
"Did that not leave "the scantiest hope" of ever getting a satisfactory treaty through ? The Colombian Congress, a part of the treaty making power, ..."

6. Source Book for Social Origins: Ethnological Materials, Psychological by William Isaac Thomas (1909)
"We have reason to think it at least twenty-five feet deep, perhaps fifty or a hundred; we detect the very scantiest remains of life, rara et disjecta, ..."

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