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synonyms for scantness

  • curtailment
  • dearth
  • defalcation
  • defect
  • deficiency
  • deficit
  • failure
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • lapse
  • leanness
  • paucity
  • pinch
  • poverty
  • scantiness
  • scarceness
  • scarcity
  • shortcoming
  • shortfall
  • tightness
  • want
  • weakness
  • underage
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antonyms for scantness

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  • abundance
  • achievement
  • adequacy
  • advantage
  • affluence
  • enough
  • excess
  • lot
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • strength
  • strong point
  • success
  • sufficiency
  • surplus
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How to use scantness in a sentence

Her satin dress was a mere sheath, so conspicuous by its severity and scantness that every one in the dining-room stared.
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Wasn't there a good deal of talk about the scantness of some of the ladies' dresses?
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This was the quelling they brought, a scantness of drink that seized him.
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Then immediately, through the scantness of the apartment, he heard the outer bell resound.
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WORDS RELATED TO SCANTNESS

  • absence
  • default
  • defect
  • deficiency
  • exiguousness
  • famine
  • inadequacy
  • infrequency
  • lack
  • meagerness
  • miss
  • need
  • paucity
  • poverty
  • privation
  • rareness
  • scantiness
  • scantness
  • shortage
  • slim pickings
  • sparsity
  • uncommonness
  • want
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.