Dearth and Scantiness

Dearth

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Dearth noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: there was a dearth of usable firewood at the campsite

Scantiness is a synonym for dearth in lack topic. In some cases you can use "Scantiness" instead a noun "Dearth", when it comes to topics like want, amount, necessity, deficiency. popular alternative
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Scantiness

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Scantiness noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: the scantiness of grass meant that we had to feed the cows extra hay

Dearth is a synonym for scantiness in shortage topic. You can use "Dearth" instead a noun "Scantiness", if it concerns topics such as want, lack, amount, necessity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: scanty, scantily
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