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conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent

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containing little excess

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Only in Poland is it imperiled--by the skimpiness of the remnant population and by intermarriage and persistent discrimination.
In other words, Miguel's ex struck a balance between teen fashion's obsession with skimpiness and some actual good taste.
(13) The skimpiness of evidence is apparent in Harold Demsetz, Industry Structure, Market Rivalry, and Public Policy, 16 J.
However, the misgivings one may have about a certain over-simplification and a certain skimpiness of comment do not alter the fact that there are some fine (and doubtless salutary) demolition jobs performed in this book.
The skimpiness extends to earlier stories, including "The Go-Away Bird." This very affecting story (the longest in the volume), which traces the life of a woman from childhood to her murder, cries out to be a novel.
Ultimately, the collection's skimpiness becomes the most damning evidence that celebrities who are entirely products of their moment cannot recover their glory once it fades.
Could all this skimpiness be related to a sparse production budget, you wonder.
But after an exciting start, the film flounders and the triteness of the plot, the skimpiness of the characters and the poor script all detract from what might have been a likeable slice of modern pulp.
A young male's first attempt at a bower risks skimpiness and irregular form.
It might have caused some collectors and critics to grouse about skimpiness, but Fox Home Entertainment could have done better by the 2-disc anniversary releases of "Oklahoma!" and "State Fair" if they had scaled back on the content.
On the question of skimpiness he says: 'If a member of the public raises a complaint about someone's costume then the policy is in place to make a reasonable judgment.'
He does acknowledge the skimpiness of experimental evidence on this last topic.