Deficit and Scarcity

Deficit

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Deficit noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: a growing deficit in the number of hours devoted to sleep

Scarcity is a synonym for deficit in necessity topic. In some cases you can use "Scarcity" instead a noun "Deficit", when it comes to topics like excess, shortage. popular alternative
Nearby Words: deficient, deficiency
Synonyms for Deficit

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

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

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relative relative deficit relative scarcity
extreme extreme deficit extreme scarcity
chronic chronic deficit chronic scarcity
overall overall deficit overall scarcity
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Scarcity and Deficit. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 29, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/deficit/scarcity
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