Scantiness and Want

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

Want is a synonym for scantiness in amount topic. In some cases you can use "Want" instead a noun "Scantiness", when it comes to topics like necessity, deficiency, shortage, scarcity.
Nearby Words: scanty, scantily
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Want

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Want noun – The fact or state of being absent.
Usage example: the proverb that begins, “for want of a nail, the shoe was lost”

Scantiness is a synonym for want in lack topic. You can use "Scantiness" instead a noun "Want", if it concerns topics such as amount, deficiency, dearth, scarcity.
Nearby Words: wanting, wanted
Synonyms for Want
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