Part of speech:
Extremely scanty; meager.
(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
Any scarcity or lack
The definition of poor is having little money or belongings, or lacking something.
The definition of bare is something that is just enough without anything extra.
Thin and bony; hollow-eyed and haggard, as from great hunger or age; emaciated
(Mathematics) Capable of having values approaching zero as a limit.
The definition of lean is with little fat.
Of or relating to Lent:
Small in amount, number, or degree; not much
The definition of measly is something that is so small that it is almost insulting.
Nothing more or other than; only (as said to be)
Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; scanty; meager; not enough.
Insufficient; not enough
Barely or not quite enough; somewhat less in size, fullness, etc. than is needed; scanty
Small in amount, degree, or extent; slight; scant; meager
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
Not elaborate or ornate; simple:
Producing little or nothing; unfruitful
Of little intensity; dim; faint; pale
Not productive; idle.
An acute and general shortage of food, or a period of this
The thing that is lacking or needed
The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary:
The definition of abundant is something that there is plenty of or that exists in great amounts.
Understanding and tolerant; liberal:
Solidly built; strong:
Being as much as is needed; adequate; enough.
Roomy; ample; loose; full
Having depth and body; rich.
Loud and firm; resounding:
Any of a large number of oily compounds that are widely found in plant and animal tissues and serve mainly as a reserve source of energy. In mammals, fat, or adipose tissue , is deposited beneath the skin and around the internal organs, where it also protects and insulates against heat loss. Fat is a necessary, efficient source of energy. An ounce of fat contains more than twice as much stored energy as does an ounce of protein or carbohydrates and is digested more slowly, resulting in the sensation of satiety after eating. It also enhances the taste, aroma, and texture of food. Fats are made chiefly of triglycerides, each molecule of which contains three fatty acids. Dietary fat supplies humans with essential fatty acids, such as linoleic acid and linolenic acid . Fat also regulates cholesterol metabolism and is a precursor of prostaglandins .
(Mineralogy) Dry and harsh to the touch (e.g., as chalk).
deficient in amount or quality or extent
Stinging or capable of stinging
Not interesting; lifeless; dull
Mentally dull; stupid.
Not sufficient; inadequate.
Enough or good enough for what is required or needed; sufficient; suitable
Liberal means something that is generous or large.
Bony and lean; gaunt:
(Of hair) Straight and flat; thin and limp. (often associated with being greasy)
Stunted or straggly:
Without much flesh; very thin
Of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
Resembling a twig or twigs, as in slenderness or fragility.
Being, characteristic of, or resembling a weed:
Being more than is usual, required, or permitted:
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