Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, acarpous, ankle-deep, arid, ascetic, attenuated, austere, banal, barren, blah, bland, blank, bloodless, cadaverous, celibate, characterless, childless, cold, colorless, corpselike, cursory, dead, depthless, desert, desolate, dilute, diluted, dismal, draggy, drained, drearisome, dreary, dried-up, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, dwarfed, dwarfish, effete, elephantine, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, empty, empty-headed, empty-minded, empty-pated, empty-skulled, epidermal, etiolated, exhausted, exiguous, fade, fallow, flat, flavorless, frugal, fruitless, gaunt, gelded, gruelly, haggard, heavy, ho-hum, hollow, hollow-eyed, impotent, impoverished, inane, indifferent, ineffectual, inexcitable, infecund, infertile, innocuous, insipid, issueless, knee-deep, leached, leaden, lean, lifeless, light, limited, low-spirited, marantic, marasmic, meager, mean, menopausal, mild, milk-and-water, miserly, namby-pamby, narrow, niggardly, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific, not deep, on the surface, pale, pallid, paltry, pappy, parsimonious, peaked, peaky, pedestrian, pinched, plodding, pointless, poky, ponderous, poor, pulpy, puny, rattlebrained, rattleheaded, sapless, savorless, scant, scanty, scatterbrained, scrawny, scrimp, scrimpy, shallow, shallow-rooted, shoal, shriveled, sine prole, skeletal, skimp, skimpy, skin-deep, slender, slight, slim, slow, small, solemn, spare, sparing, spiceless, spiritless, stale, starvation, starved, starveling, sterile, stiff, stingy, stinted, stodgy, straitened, stuffy, stunted, subsistence, sucked dry, superficial, surface, tabetic, tabid, tasteless, tedious, teemless, tenuous, thin, trivial, uncultivated, underfed, undernourished, unfertile, unflavored, unfruitful, unlively, unnourishing, unnutritious, unplowed, unproductive, unprofound, unprolific, unsavory, unsown, untilled, vacant, vacuous, vapid, virgin, washy, waste, wasted, watered, watered-down, watery, weak, weazeny, wishy-washy, withered, without issue, wizened, wooden, wraithlike
feebleness, feeble, bald, tame, meager, jejune
, vapid, bland, trashy, lukewarm, cold, frigid, poor, dull, dry, languid, colorless, enervated, proposing, prosy, prosaic, unvaried, monotonous, weak, washy, wishy- washy, sketchy, slight, careless, slovenly, loose, lax (negligent), slipshod, slipslop, inexact, puerile, childish, flatulent, rambling.
insufficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompetence, deficiency, imperfection, shortcoming, paucity, stint, scantiness, none to spare, bare subsistence, scarcity, dearth, want, need, lack, poverty, exigency, inanition, starvation, famine, drought, dole, mite, pittance, short allowance, short commons, half rations, banyan day, emptiness, poorness, depletion, vacancy, flaccidity, ebb tide, low water, a beggarly account of empty boxes, indigence, insolvency, drain of resources, impoverish, stint, put on short allowance, do insufficiently, scotch the snake, Adj, insufficient, inadequate, too little, not enough, unequal to, incompetent, weighed in the balance and found wanting, perfunctory, deficient, wanting imperfect, ill-furnished, ill-provided, ill- stored, ill-off, slack, at a low ebb, empty, vacant, bare, short of, out of, destitute of, devoid of, bereft of, denuded of, dry, drained, unprovided, unsupplied, unfurnished, unreplenished, unfed, unstored, untreasured, empty-handed, meager, poor, thin, scrimp, sparing, spare, stinted, starved, starving, halfstarved, famine-stricken, famished, jejune
, scant, scarce, not to be had, not to be had for love or money, not to be had at any price, scurvy, stingy, at the end of one's tether, without resources, in want, in debt, insufficiently, in default of, for want of, failing, semper avarus eget.