What is the opposite of extensive?

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Opposite of large in amount or scale
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“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 including or considering all elements or aspects
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Opposite of of very great size or extent
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Opposite of having a broad or widespread range, scope, or influence
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Opposite of innumerable or incalculable
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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 complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree
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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 having many details
“This is a fragment of real history mixed up with a vague account of a real island.”
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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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