HyperDic: scarceness

English > 1 sense of the word scarceness:
NOUNattributescarceness, scarcitya small and inadequate amount
English > scarceness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA small and inadequate amount.
Synonymscarcity
Narrowerdearth, paucityAn insufficient quantity or number
rarity, rareness, infrequencynoteworthy scarcity
Broaderinsufficiency, inadequacy, deficiencylack of an adequate quantity or number
Oppositeabundance, copiousness, teemingnessThe property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
Spanishapretura, carestía, escasez, exigüidad, falta, parvedad
Catalanescassetat
Adjectivesscarcedeficient in quantity or number compared with the demand

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