The state, quality, or condition of being few.

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  • Fewness — Few ness, n. 1. The state of being few; smallness of number; paucity. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Brevity; conciseness. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fewness — index insufficiency, paucity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Fewness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fewness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fewness fewness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 paucity paucity small number Sgm: N 1 small quantity small quantity &c. 32 Sgm: N 1 rarity rarity Sgm: N 1 infrequenc …   English dictionary for students

  • fewness — noun see few II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fewness — /fyooh nis/, n. the state of being few or small in quantity; paucity. [bef. 900; ME fewenesse, OE feawnes. See FEW, NESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fewness — sb. Ps. ci. 24 …   Oldest English Words

  • fewness — few·ness || fjuːnɪs n. scarcity, meagerness, scantiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fewness — n. Paucity, small number …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fewness — few·ness …   English syllables

  • fewness — noun the quality of being small in number • Derivationally related forms: ↑few • Hypernyms: ↑number, ↑figure …   Useful english dictionary

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