Deficiency and Scarcity

Deficiency

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Deficiency noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: there is a deficiency of fresh food in the diet of many of the working poor

Scarcity is a synonym for deficiency in lack topic. In some cases you can use "Scarcity" instead a noun "Deficiency", when it comes to topics like weakness, want, amount, necessity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: deficient, deficit, deficiently
Synonyms for Deficiency

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

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

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relative relative deficiency relative scarcity
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