- Very small in size or amount: my exiguous musical resourcesMore example sentences
- My, you gave me an exiguous amount of time to answer that!
- Given these exiguous resources, Faulkner's political achievements down to the end of 1973 were not inconsiderable.
- The second one is that the relatively exiguous constraints on some obnoxious weapons are useless when an occupying power decides that it is at war with a population.
mid 17th century: from Latin exiguus 'scanty' (from exigere 'weigh exactly') + -ous.