1. A discontinuance of the use or practice (of anything); disuse; protracted cessation from.
b. The passing into a state of disuse.
2. The condition or state into which anything falls when one ceases to use or practise it; the state of disuse.
eudemonic, -dæmonic, a.
1. Conducive to happiness; viewed as conducive to happiness.
2. pl. a. (after Gr. ) (see quot. a1832). b. (nonce-use) Appliances for comfort, means of happiness.
a1832 BENTHAM Logic Wks. (1838-43) VIII. 289 Eudæmonics, or the art of applying life to the maximization of wellbeing.
So eudemonical a.
Scanty in measure or number; extremely small, diminutive, minute.
Hence exiguousness = EXIGUITY.