Definition of Meagerness

1. Noun. The quality of being meager. "An exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"




Definition of Meagerness

1. n. The state or quality of being meager; leanness; scantiness; barrenness.

Definition of Meagerness

1. Noun. (American English) The state of being meager. ¹

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Definition of Meagerness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meagerness

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Literary usage of Meagerness

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1. History and Progress of Education, from the Earliest Times to the Present by Linus Pierpont Brockett, Henry Barnard (1860)
"meagerness of instruction in them.—Scarcity of parchment and papyrus.—Palimpsests. THE toleration of Christianity (AD 311), and its subsequent establishment ..."

2. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1921)
"There is a certain kind of meagerness in the evidence of his identity and the sceptic might well say that this meagerness is not much in favor of casual ..."

3. The Methodist Review (1843)
"In another place he says,— " The English word priest is used in consequence of the meagerness of our language, as the translation of the two Greek words ..."

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