Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de scant

(adjectivo) 
Definition
scarcely sufficient
There is scant evidence of strong economic growth to come.
Sinônimos
inadequate
Supplies of food and medicine are inadequate.
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insufficient
There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
, ,
sparse
Many slopes are rock fields with sparse vegetation.
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little
I had little money and little free time.
, ,
bare
a bare, draughty interviewing room
, ,
deficient
a diet deficient in vitamins
,
barely sufficient
Opostos
(adjectivo) 
Definition
scarcely sufficient
The hole was a scant 0.23 inches in diameter.
Sinônimos
small
a diet of one small meal a day
,
limited
The shop has a very limited selection.
, , ,
meagre
a meagre 3% pay rise
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negligible
Managers are convinced that the strike will have a negligible effect.
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measly (informal)
The average bathroom measures a measly 3.5 metres.
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scanty
So far, what scanty evidence we have points to two subjects.
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inconsiderable
He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of bare
Definition
lacking appropriate furnishings, etc.
a bare, draughty interviewing room
in the sense of deficient
Definition
lacking something essential
a diet deficient in vitamins
in the sense of inconsiderable
Definition
not worth considering
He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.

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