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the presence of something only in small or insufficient quantities or amounts; scarcity

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paucity



a growing paucity of content

feels kinda oxymoronic

—p.41 Realism in the Balance (28) by György Lukács
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4 years ago


A paucity of private jokes indicates an uncool person, somebody who did not have enough friends, or whose friends did not have enough forbidden adventures, to build up that dense thicket of secret memories.

—p.80 Everybody Knows (63) by Elizabeth Schambelan
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1 year, 7 months ago


I am an American, and a paucity of data does not stop me from making sweeping vague conceptual statements

—p.94 A Brief Study of the British (85) by George Saunders
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4 years, 2 months ago


apart from these neighbourly interventions, there is a vast paucity of human interaction, combined with an internal furore of emotion, particularly rage

—p.157 by Olivia Laing
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1 year, 8 months ago


In the conflict between Western capitalism and radical Islam, a paucity of belief squares up to an excess of it.

—p.16 Questions and answers (1) by Terry Eagleton
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4 years, 3 months ago