Fewness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Fewness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fewness
fewness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ paucity
paucity
small number
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ small quantity
small quantity
&c. 32
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rarity
rarity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ infrequency
infrequency
&c. 137
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ handful
handful
maniple
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ minority
minority
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ exiguity
exiguity
=>(Diminution of number)
GRP: \\ N \\ Diminution of number
Sgm: \\ N \\ Diminution of number \\ reduction
reduction
Sgm: \\ N \\ Diminution of number \\ weeding
weeding
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ Diminution of number \\ elimination
elimination
sarculation|
decimation
Sgm: \\ N \\ Diminution of number \\ eradication
eradication
PARAG:Fewness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be few
be few
&c.->Adj.
render few
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reduce
reduce
diminish the number
weed
eliminate
thin
decimate
PARAG:Fewness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ few
few
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scant
scant
scanty
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ thin
thin
rare
thinly scattered
few and far between exiguous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ infrequent
infrequent
&c. 137
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rari nantes
rari nantes
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hardly any
hardly any
scarcely any
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ to be counted on one's fingers
to be counted on one's fingers
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ reduced
reduced
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unrepeated
unrepeated
PARAG:Fewness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ here and there
here and there

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Fewness — Few ness, n. 1. The state of being few; smallness of number; paucity. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Brevity; conciseness. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fewness — index insufficiency, paucity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fewness — noun see few II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fewness — /fyooh nis/, n. the state of being few or small in quantity; paucity. [bef. 900; ME fewenesse, OE feawnes. See FEW, NESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fewness — noun The state, quality, or condition of being few …   Wiktionary

  • fewness — sb. Ps. ci. 24 …   Oldest English Words

  • fewness — few·ness || fjuːnɪs n. scarcity, meagerness, scantiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fewness — n. Paucity, small number …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fewness — few·ness …   English syllables

  • fewness — noun the quality of being small in number • Derivationally related forms: ↑few • Hypernyms: ↑number, ↑figure …   Useful english dictionary

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