Mea·ger·ness, Mea·gre·ness , n. The state or quality of being meager; leanness; scantiness; barrenness.
Syn: -- meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguity.
n : the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that
would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot [syn: meagerness,
poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguity]