- Lack of quantity or quality; inadequacy: job satisfaction eclipses the meagreness of incomeMore example sentences
inadequacy, scantiness, paucity, paltriness, dearth, limitedness, restrictedness, insufficiency, sparseness, spareness, scarcity, deficiency, slightness, skimpiness, leanness, poorness, poverty, pitifulness, miserliness, puniness, beggarliness• informal measliness, stinginess• rare exiguity
- 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.