Exiguity



[ig-zig-yoo-uh s, ik-sig-] /ɪgˈzɪg yu əs, ɪkˈsɪg-/

adjective
1.
scanty; meager; small; slender:
exiguous income.
/ɪɡˈzɪɡjʊəs; ɪkˈsɪɡ-/
adjective
1.
scanty or slender; meagre: an exiguous income
noun

inadequacy; scantiness; littleness
Word Origin

Latin exiguus ‘scanty’
adj.

“scanty,” 1650s, from Latin exiguus “small, petty, paltry, scanty in measure or number,” from exigere (see exact).

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