What is the opposite of ample?

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Adjective
Opposite of being plentiful or more than enough in quantity
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“He didn't put ads on the site and used a scant amount of donations to pay for the server.”
Adjective
Opposite of enough in quantity for a given purpose
“He was acquitted on the orders of a judge on the grounds of insufficient evidence.”
Adjective
Opposite of large and accommodating in space
“The place is small and pokey, with cramped rooms and straight, narrow pathways.”
Adjective
(of clothing) Opposite of loosely fitted
“This uniform is a lot better than those tight jumpsuits we wore back in the day.”
Adjective
Opposite of significant in amount, level or degree
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“An inconsiderable weight, by distance from the center of the balance, will preponderate greater magnitudes.”
Adjective
Opposite of heavier than what is generally considered healthy for a given body type and height
Adjective
Opposite of with everything included, and nothing missing or absent
“The submission of an incomplete package could be viewed as a lack of attention to detail.”
Adjective
Opposite of conforming to an acceptable standard or quality
“An audit was conducted, and the job was deemed to have been completed in an unsatisfactory manner.”
Adjective
Opposite of well off, or not struggling financially
“They disenfranchised poor people by making property ownership a requirement for registering to vote.”
Adjective
Opposite of generous and tireless with one's contributions of time, money, etc.
Adjective
Opposite of complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree
Adjective
(of a girl's or woman's body) Opposite of fully developed and curvaceous
Adjective
Opposite of having or including many small details or features
“The pamphlet provides only a concise description of the available features.”
Adjective
Opposite of of the proper quality or extent
Determiner
Opposite of a sufficient amount of
“Your experience in this field is insufficient for this role.”
Noun
Opposite of a considerable number or amount of something
Noun
(one's fill) Opposite of a sufficient or more than adequate amount of something
“The troops went hungry because of the insufficiency of their supplies.”
Pronoun
Opposite of a large or sufficient amount or quantity
“David didn't like the feeling of helplessness, but there was little he could do about it.”
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