Paucity Meaning | Paucity Mnemonic



 

Synonyms: scarcity, dearth



Sentence: The king lost the battle because of paucity of soldiers in his army.

Under The Lens: Paucity Etymology

Paucity comes from the Latin root paucus (few, little). Paucity means scarcity or fewness. From the same root we get the word pauper which means a very poor person or someone who has little or no means to support himself.

 



Leave a Comment