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The quality or condition of being scanty or meager.
smallness of size. — exiguous, adj.See also: Size
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|Noun||1.||exiguity - the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot|
inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
wateriness - meagerness or poorness connoted by a superfluity of water (in a literary style as well as in a food); "the haziness and wateriness of his disquisitions"; "the wateriness of his blood"; "no one enjoys the burning of his soup or the wateriness of his potatoes"
abstemiousness - restricted to bare necessities