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meagerly (adv.)

also meagrely, "poorly; thinly; sparsely," 1580s, from meager + -ly (2).

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Definitions of meagerly from WordNet
1
meagerly (adv.)
to a meager degree or in a meager manner;
these voices are meagerly represented at the conference
Synonyms: sparingly / slenderly / meagrely
2
meagerly (adj.)
deficient in amount or quality or extent;
Synonyms: meager / meagre / stingy / scrimpy
From wordnet.princeton.edu