Definition of Scantness

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




Definition of Scantness

1. n. The quality or condition of being scant; narrowness; smallness; insufficiency; scantiness.

Definition of Scantness

1. Noun. The property of being scant. ¹

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Definition of Scantness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scantness

scantiest
scantily
scantily clad
scantiness
scantinesses
scanting
scantity
scantle
scantled
scantles
scantlet
scantlets
scantling
scantlings
scantly
scantness (current term)
scantnesses
scantron
scantrons
scants
scanty
scapa
scapaed
scapaing
scapas
scape
scaped
scapegoat
scapegoated
scapegoating

Literary usage of Scantness

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1. The History of Normandy and of England by Francis Palgrave (1864)
"... compensates in a very considerable degree for the scantness of information concerning the early Norman laws and institutions, ..."

2. The History of Normandy and of England by Francis Palgrave (1864)
"... and this knowledge of the dramatis persona? compensates in a very considerable degree for the scantness of information concerning the early Norman laws ..."

3. The Nationalist by Henry Willard Austin, John Storer Cobb, Nationalist Education Association (1890)
"The more we study these facts the nearer we arrive at the certainty that the scantness of man's joys is traceable to his unskilful use of the existing ..."

4. The History of Normandy and of England by Francis Palgrave (1864)
"... compensates in a very considerable degree for the scantness of information concerning the early Norman laws and institutions, ..."

5. The Nationalist by Henry Willard Austin, John Storer Cobb, Nationalist Educational Association (1890)
"The more we study these facts the nearer we arrive at the certainty that the scantness of man's joys is traceable to his unskilful use of the existing ..."

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