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Today's Word "paucity"

Fewness or smallness of number on

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paucity \PAW-suh-tee\ (noun) - 1 : Fewness; smallness of number; scarcity. 2 : Smallness of quantity; insufficiency.

"The relative paucity of documents substantiating Jacob's claim, as well as the other lack of evidence, made it easy for the prosecution to find him guilty."

Paucity is from Latin paucitas, from paucus, "little, few."


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