paucity

paucity [ PAW-si-tee ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 smallness or scarcity of quantity
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The paucity of evidence against the accused meant that the court could not succeed in convicting him.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Archaeologists emphasize cultural development, while anthropologists are more hip to genes and favor genetic interpretation. Wade naturally favors genes, though he admits the paucity of evidence.

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