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conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent

Synonyms for scanty

short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)

lacking in amplitude or quantity

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Textile production is emphatically feminine--but on the details of textile mills Blake is much more imprecise, perhaps because his knowledge of those technologies as a London artisan was scantier.
What could be learned in the schools of the time were quite scanty information and cognitions from the Latin grammar, rhetoric, logic and even scantier knowledge in arithmetic, astronomy, geometry and music.
The menses themselves may be briefer and scantier than they should be.
Medical facilities can even include full X-ray capabilities and a mobile CT scantier.
Several humans have gained a reputation for intelligence on scantier grounds.
But, given that the Library promises that 'library material on or relating to Ireland will be acquired with a view to providing a record of Ireland's output in print, manuscript and other media for present and future users' (27) it would seem evident that it should increase its efforts to acquire a good selection of the papers of twentieth-century writers, since its holdings in that area, although they include manuscripts of outstanding importance, are scantier than the Library's rhetoric suggests.
Earlier this winter, before the recent series of storms, the mountain snowpack had been much scantier.
In North America, spending on new solutions is even scantier, and only 29% of the respondents indicated an investment in new solutions.
What arguments can justify an international project that concentrates such energies on the words of a composer, as opposed to his sounds, especially where everywhere in the cultural world resources for primary aims are scant, and becoming scantier, almost by the day?
In fact, TC had much scantier PAX5 expression than SCLC and LCNEC did, despite having similar expression for the other 3 markers tested.
India, with the largest population in South Asia, may be the most seriously affected by the scantier rainfall and glacier thaw in the Himalayas that supply the river system on which its agriculture depends heavily.
The less 'different' Aboriginal children have appeared--that is, the more their lives resembled those of white children--the scantier the documentation of their play lore).
Thus, Gottlieb's scantier attention to such topics is arguably more appropriate.
Sales of such lingerie are scantier than they were three years ago, but merchants such as Samer are loath to blame global economic problems on a reduction in raunchiness.