1. only just; almost not.
    "her voice is so low I can scarcely hear what she is saying"
    hardly · barely · only just · almost not
    • only a very short time before.
      "she had scarcely dismounted before the door swung open"
    • used to suggest that something is unlikely to be or certainly not the case.
      "they could scarcely all be wrong"
      rarely · seldom · infrequently · not often · hardly ever · almost never · on rare occasions · every once in a while · once in a blue moon · surely not · not ·
      hardly · certainly not · definitely not · not at all · on no account · under no circumstances · by no means · noway
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How to use scarcely in a sentence?
she was so prostrated by migraine that she could scarcely totter up the stairs to bed.
there was scarcely a branch of art to which he did not make a contribution.
her voice is so low I can scarcely hear what she is saying.
an uninspiring game that United scarcely deserved to win.
she had scarcely dismounted before the door swung open.
scarcely was the work completed than it was abandoned.
at its deepest the lake scarcely plumbed seven feet.
the island is populated by scarcely 40,000 people.
he's scarcely old enough to be in long trousers.
Gillie could scarcely vocalize her responses.
you're suffocating me—I can scarcely breathe.
the original typescript is scarcely legible.
he scarcely knew how to change a plug.
the bite had scarcely broken the skin.
they could scarcely all be wrong.
How to say scarcely in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans skaars
Arabic (ADVERB)نادرا, الكاد
Bangla একেবারেই
Bosnian (Latin) Jedva
Bulgarian (ADVERB)едва
Cantonese (Traditional) 爭 D
Catalan (ADVERB)gairebé
Chinese Simplified 几乎
Chinese Traditional 幾乎
Croatian (ADVERB)jedva
Czech (ADVERB)sotva, stěží, jen stěží, těžko
Danish (ADVERB)næppe, knap nok, knapt, tyndt
Dutch (ADVERB)nauwelijks, amper, schaars
Estonian (ADVERB)vaevalt
Fijian sega
Filipino halos hindi
Finnish (ADVERB)tuskin, hädin tuskin
French (ADVERB)guère, peine, difficilement
German (ADVERB)kaum, knapp, wohl kaum
Greek (ADVERB)ελάχιστα, μετά βίας
Haitian Creole peine
Hebrew בקושי
Hindi शायद ही
Hungarian (ADVERB)alig
Indonesian (ADVERB)hampir
Italian (ADVERB)a malapena, appena, difficilmente, scarsamente
Japanese (ADVERB)やっと
Kiswahili shida
Korean (ADVERB)싶고, 간신히, 거의
Latvian (ADVERB)lāgā, gandrīz
Lithuanian (ADVERB)vargu ar
Malagasy zara raha
Malay (Latin) jarang
Norwegian Bokmål knapt
Persian ندرت
Polish (ADVERB)ledwie
Portuguese (ADVERB)mal, dificilmente, escassamente
Querétaro Otomi penä
Romanian (ADVERB)abia
Russian (ADVERB)вряд, едва
Samoan tau
Serbian (Cyrillic) Једва
Serbian (Latin) Jedva
Slovak (ADVERB)sotva
Slovenian (ADVERB)komaj
Spanish (ADVERB)apenas, escasamente, difícilmente
Swedish (ADVERB)knappt
Tahitian Aita
Tamil முடியவில்லையே
Telugu స్చేమ్లీ
Thai แทบ
Tongan 'ikai
Turkish (ADVERB)pek
Ukrainian (ADVERB)майже
Urdu شاید
Vietnamese (ADVERB)hiếm
Welsh (ADVERB)prin, go brin
Yucatec Maya Táantik
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