Dearth and Scarcity

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

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

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Scarcity noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: the scarcity of good restaurants around here is surprising

Dearth is a synonym for scarcity in shortage topic. You can use "Dearth" instead a noun "Scarcity", if it concerns topics such as deficiency, weakness, want, lack. popular alternative
Nearby Words: scarce, scarcely, scarceness
Synonyms for Scarcity

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relative relative dearth relative scarcity
extreme extreme dearth extreme scarcity
general general dearth general scarcity
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