Usage examples for meagerness

  1. The eager- eyed young woman became even more eager- eyed, and told Miss Maggie all about the long hours, the nerve- wearing labor, the low wages- wages upon which it was impossible for any girl to live decently- wages whose meagerness sent many a girl to her ruin. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  2. And then the brilliant critic of the London Times dwelt on the meagerness of Ibsen's 'Master- Builder' when contrasted with " the extraordinarily complicated texture of subtle thoughts and minute sensations" in Mr. James's 'Wings of the Dove. – Inquiries and Opinions by Brander Matthews