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Negative ImplicationPlay
Indicates dissatisfaction or disapproval towards the smallness of something. SlideThey served us a measly portion of dessert at the expensive restaurant.
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Inadequacy EmphasisPlay
Used to stress that something is insufficient for needs or expectations. SlideWe were given a measly amount of time to complete the project.
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Disparaging TonePlay
Conveys a mocking or belittling attitude towards the quantity or quality. SlideHe laughed at the measly offer they made for his vintage car.