Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de scanty

(adjectivo) 
Definition
barely sufficient or not sufficient
So far, what scanty evidence we have points to two subjects.
Sinônimos
meagre
a meagre 3% pay rise
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sparse
Many slopes are rock fields with sparse vegetation.
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poor
poor wages and terrible working conditions
A poor crop has sent vegetable prices spiralling.
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thin
The crowd had been thin for the first half of the match.
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narrow
He squeezed his way along the narrow space between the crates.
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restricted
Every inch counts in this restricted space.
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bare
a bare, draughty interviewing room
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inadequate
Supplies of food and medicine are inadequate.
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pathetic
That's the most pathetic excuse I've ever heard.
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insufficient
There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
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slender
the Government's slender 21-seat majority
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scant
There is scant evidence of strong economic growth to come.
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deficient
a diet deficient in vitamins
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exiguous (formal)
(adjectivo) 
Definition
barely sufficient or not sufficient
scanty clothing
Sinônimos
skimpy
skimpy underwear
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short
Money was short in those days.
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brief
Write a very brief description of a typical problem.
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tight
Money has been fairly tight in our household.
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thin
Her gown was thin and she shivered from the cold.
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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of bare
Definition
lacking appropriate furnishings, etc.
a bare, draughty interviewing room
in the sense of brief
Definition
short in length or extent
Write a very brief description of a typical problem.
in the sense of deficient
Definition
lacking something essential
a diet deficient in vitamins

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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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