Shortage and Shortcoming


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Shortage noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Shortcoming is a synonym for shortage in lack topic. In some cases you can use "Shortcoming" instead a noun "Shortage", when it comes to topics like excess, failure.
Nearby Words: short, shorted, shortfall, shorting
Synonyms for Shortage


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Shortcoming noun – A defect in character.
Shortage is a synonym for shortcoming in lack topic. You can use "Shortage" instead a noun "Shortcoming", if it concerns topics such as excess, failure.
Synonyms for Shortcoming

How words are described

real real shortage real shortcoming
severe severe shortage severe shortcoming
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