Definition of meagreness in English:


Line breaks: meagre|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈmiːɡənəs
(US meagerness)


[mass noun]
Lack of quantity or quality; inadequacy: job satisfaction eclipses the meagreness of income
More example sentences
  • However, the commissioners admitted such compulsion was rarely realistic, considering the meagreness of most women's wages.
  • The meagerness of the UK's benefits was never policy.
  • He is quite content as the job satisfaction eclipses the meagreness of income.

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