Definitions for paucityˈpɔ sɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pau•ci•tyˈpɔ sɪ ti(n.)

  1. smallness of quantity; scarcity; scantiness.

  2. smallness or insufficiency of number; fewness.

Origin of paucity:

1375–1425; late ME paucite < L paucitās, der. of paucus few; see -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dearth, paucity(noun)

    an insufficient quantity or number

Wiktionary

  1. paucity(Noun)

    Fewness in number; too few.

  2. paucity(Noun)

    A smallness in size or amount that is insufficient; meagerness, dearth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paucity(noun)

    fewness; smallness of number; scarcity

  2. Paucity(noun)

    smallnes of quantity; exiguity; insufficiency; as, paucity of blood

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