Sentence Examples


  • Paucity of evidence makes the first difficult.
  • This paucity of animal life seems inconsistent with the theory that the islands were once connected with the mainland.
  • Owing to the absence of rivers, the paucity of springs, and the almost complete deforestation, Antigua is subject to frequent droughts, and although the average rainfall is 45.6 in., the variations from year to year are great.
  • A difficulty has been in the paucity of examples, more due to the neglect of collectors than the rarity of specimens.
  • If we go back in imagination to the beginning of the Victorian era and ask what was then known of the history of Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Asia Minor, we find ourselves confronted with a startling paucity of knowledge.