Paucity Definition

pôsĭ-tē
noun
Fewness; small number.
Webster's New World
Scarcity; dearth; insufficiency.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Paucity

Noun

Singular:
paucity
Plural:
paucities

Origin of Paucity

  • Middle English paucite from Old French from Latin paucitās from paucus few pau-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin paucitas (“a small number, fewness, scarcity"), from paucus (“few, little").

    From Wiktionary

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