AskDefine | Define paucity

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paucity n : an insufficient quantity or number [syn: dearth]

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  1. fewness in number.
    There is a paucity of good restaurants around here.
  2. nearly lacking; dearth.
    Why is there such a paucity of grapes this year?



fewness in number
nearly lacking; dearth

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