Origin of exiguous
Examples from the Web for exiguity
The strong sonorous voice of the layman was in singular contrast with the exiguity of his thin, stunted frame.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China|Evariste Regis Huc
He would rank with Wolfe; indeed, considering the exiguity of his means, his feat would surpass that of Wolfe.The Bastonnais|John Lesperance
No lean-jowled, hungry-looking devotees, living in exiguity and droning in exinanition their prayers,––not by any means.The Book of Khalid|Ameen Rihani
Word Origin for exiguous
"scanty," 1650s, from Latin exiguus "small, petty, paltry, scanty in measure or number," from exigere (see exact).