What is the opposite of extensive?

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Opposite of large in amount or scale
“Spain also had great imperial ambitions from the sixteenth century but a limited supply of suitable forest.”
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Opposite of covering or affecting a large area
“When burnt, charcoal gives off carbon monoxide which can kill in a confined space.”
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Opposite of having a great width
“He would lose his pursuers through a narrow lane.”
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Opposite of wide in range or effect
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Opposite of providing all amenities, benefits or perquisites in a single package
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Opposite of a hefty amount or abundant
“Only an insignificant amount of the mass of the atom is associated with electrons.”
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Opposite of extremely large or great, especially in scale or degree
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“Despite their tiny stature, the world's microchips levy a high toll on the environment.”
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Opposite of significantly broad in extent
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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.”
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Opposite of deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources
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Opposite of constituting or referring to all of something
“Members of the public were only allowed to see an incomplete version of the official report.”
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Opposite of widespread in a particular area or at a particular time
“The chair was a rare commodity during the Middle Ages, appearing only in the houses of the royalty and nobility.”
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Opposite of prevalent or widespread among a given class or area
“Since dance is an evolving art form, most likes and dislikes are matters of personal opinion.”
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Opposite of complicated in nature
“He underwent minor surgery and was back to his feet in no time.”
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Opposite of involving or affecting large numbers of people or things
“A lone figure stood at the edge of the bracken, slender and tall, clothed in rough wool layers.”
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Opposite of vast in quantity or number, profuse, abundant
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Opposite of complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree
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Opposite of complete with regard to every detail
“He was relieved a minute later when the soldier left after only a cursory check of the room, seeming completely unsuspicious.”
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Opposite of having many details
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Opposite of without intervening space
“The solid lines represent the contours where there is an increase in electron cloud and the broken lines show regions with a decrease.”
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Opposite of involving a full or complete view or approach
“The atomistic approach is advantageous particularly when solving the whole modeling problem would be too time-consuming.”
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Opposite of without breaks, gaps or interruptions
“I seem to be having Internet issues with my connection being intermittent and slow.”
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(of knowledge) Opposite of characterized by an attention to detail or thoroughness
“With only a superficial understanding of their position, students present their arguments half-heartedly.”
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Opposite of having a wide scope or range of activity
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Opposite of of the greatest possible degree or amount
“One may conclude straight away that a member will supply only the minimum amount of effort required, but the option is open to him to supply more.”
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(of a quality or condition) Opposite of significant in degree of importance or urgency
“To say that entertainment is of lesser importance as an art form fails to give credence to its subversive and humbling characteristics.”
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