Scanty and Short


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Scanty adjective – Less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable.
Usage example: the camera's scanty instructions left me somewhat confused

Short is a synonym for scanty in skimpy topic. In some cases you can use "Short" instead an adjective "Scanty", when it comes to topics like inadequate.
Nearby Words: scant, scantiness, scantily, scanted, scanting
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Short adjective – Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need.
Usage example: regrettably, the art supplies are short this year, so you'll have to share

Scanty is a synonym for short in scarce topic. Sometimes you can use "Scanty" instead an adjective "Short", if it concerns topics such as amount, insufficient.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
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