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Definition of "meagreness" [meagreness]

  • The state of being meagre. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "meagreness" in a sentence
  • "The text gives a meagre outline of the reigns of himself and his son Ahab, of which perhaps the meagreness is the most significant feature."
  • "The low altitude of the planet, however, practically neutralised this advantage for northern observers, and public expectation, which had been raised to the highest pitch by the announcements of sensation-mongers, was somewhat disappointed at the "meagreness" of the news authentically received from"
  • "This hotel is on a magnificent scale of height and breadth, its staircases and corridors being the most spacious I have seen; but there is a kind of meagreness in the life there, and a certain lack of heartiness, that prevented us from feeling at home."