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Synonyms for paucity
ˈpɔ sɪ tipauci·ty

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  1. paucitynoun

    Synonyms:
    scantiness, scarcity, dearth

  2. paucitynoun

    Fewness in number; too few.

    Synonyms:
    scarcity, scantiness, dearth

  3. paucitynoun

    A smallness in size or amount that is insufficient; meagerness, dearth.

    Synonyms:
    scantiness, scarcity, dearth

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 2 votes

  1. paucity

    Synonyms:
    rarity, scantity, fewness, deficiency, lack

    Antonyms:
    frequency, quantity, number, abundance

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dearth, paucitynoun

    an insufficient quantity or number

    Synonyms:
    shortage, dearth, famine

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. paucitynoun

    Synonyms:
    fewness, small number

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "paucity":

    scarcity, shortage, rarity, dearth, lack, inadequacy, insufficiency, shortfall

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#10765deficiency
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How to use paucity in a sentence?

  1. William Frey:

    I don't think in the US it's an issue of collapse, because we can certainly open the faucet for more immigrants anytime we want to, we'll have no paucity of people who want to come through the door to immigrate here in the future. Immigrants and their children are younger than the population as a whole and so that will help to keep the population from aging as well.

  2. Mark Vitner:

    We continue to believe that the housing market will be one of the bright spots for the domestic economy in 2016 ... reflecting stronger job growth, increased household formations and the current paucity of supply, particularly in the new home market, expectations that interest rates are likely to remain lower for longer should also support demand.

  3. Jonathan Turley:

    I am concerned about lowering impeachment standards to fit a paucity of evidence and an abundance of anger. I believe this impeachment not only fails to satisfy the standard of past impeachments but would create a dangerous precedent for future impeachments.

  4. David Spergel:

    Given the paucity of observations, our first task is simply to gather the most robust set of data that we can, we will be identifying what data – from civilians, government, non-profits, companies – exists, what else we should try to collect, and how to best analyze it.

  5. F.M. Faber Jr.:

    It is quoted that someone once baked 'four and twenty blackbirds in a single pie': Was the number of blackbirds determined by game-management officials, or simply a paucity in the hunter's bag?


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