Absence and Insufficiency


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Absence noun – A state of being without something necessary, desirable, or useful.
Usage example: the absence of volunteers to be troop leaders is putting the scouting program in real jeopardy

Insufficiency is a synonym for absence in scarcity topic. In some cases you can use "Insufficiency" instead a noun "Absence".
Nearby Word: absent
Synonyms for Absence


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Insufficiency noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: dealt with the school's insufficiency of art supplies by buying materials out of her own pocket

Absence is a synonym for insufficiency in scarcity topic. You can use "Absence" instead a noun "Insufficiency".
Nearby Words: insufficient, insufficiently
Synonyms for Insufficiency

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apparent apparent absence apparent insufficiency
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Insufficiency and Absence. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 23, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/absence/insufficiency
Absence & Insufficiency. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 Jun. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/absence/insufficiency>.
Insufficiency or Absence. 2016. Accessed June 23, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/absence/insufficiency.

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