meagerly meaning

 

meagerly meaning
Definitions of meagerly
  1. adjective

    deficient in amount or quality or extent

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    meager, meagre, scrimpy, stingy

     

    scarce

     

    deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
    bare, scanty, spare

     

    lacking in amplitude or quantity
    exiguous

     

    extremely scanty
    hand-to-mouth

     

    providing only bare essentials
    hardscrabble

     

    barely satisfying a lower standard
    measly, miserable, paltry

     

    contemptibly small in amount
    minimal, minimum

     

    the least possible
    deficient, insufficient

     

    of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
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    ample

     

    more than enough in size or scope or capacity
    abundant

     

    present in great quantity
    full, good

     

    having the normally expected amount
    generous

     

    more than adequate
    full, wide, wide-cut

     

    having ample fabric
    sufficient

     

    of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
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  2. adverb

    to a meager degree or in a meager manner

    “these voices are
    meagerly represented at the conference”
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    meagrely, slenderly, sparingly

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    amply, fully

     

    sufficiently; more than adequately
    amply, richly

     

    to an ample degree or in an ample manner
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