What does paucity mean?

Definitions for paucityˈpɔ sɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dearth, paucity(noun)

    an insufficient quantity or number


  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

  3. Origin: [L. paucitas, fr. paucus few, little: cf. F. paucit See Few.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paucity

    paw′sit-i, n. fewness: smallness of number or quantity. [Fr.,—L. paucitaspaucus, few.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paucity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paucity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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