Difference between insufficient and scanty
- of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
However, physical appearance and intellect are insufficient foundation for effective long-lasting relationships.
There are other claims that are perhaps insufficiently established.
Cops said there was insufficient evidence and the case was dropped in February.
- short underpants for women or children (usually used in the plural)
- lacking in magnitude or quantity
- (of clothing) revealing the body
The scanty grasses were long ago turned into sun-cured hay by the fierce summer heats.
I can't get along on my scanty pay.
His scanty remarks are limited to generalities.