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Synonyms for dearth

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Wiktionary2.3 / 4 votes

  1. dearthnoun

    Scarcity; a lack or short supply.

    paucity, scarcity

  2. dearthnoun

    famine, shortage

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dearth, famine, shortagenoun

    an acute insufficiency

    shortfall, shortage, deficit, paucity, famine

  2. dearth, paucitynoun

    an insufficient quantity or number

    shortage, paucity, famine

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. dearthnoun

    scarcity, insufficiency, deficiency, short supply

  2. dearthnoun

    need, want, lack, famine, short commons

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dearthnoun

    scarcity, lack, deficiency, paucity, want


PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "dearth":

    shortage, scarcity, paucity, lack, rarity

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  1. Ashima:

    Kill me is just an honest and knee-jerk reaction to dearth of substance.

  2. Sergio Mattarella:

    Five Star leader Luigi Di Maio and League leader Matteo Salvini agreed that neither would be prime minister, and announced this week that they would present law professor Giuseppe Conte for approval by President Sergio Mattarella. Conte’s appointment looked in doubt, not only because of Giuseppe Conte dearth of political experience( Giuseppe Conte has never held political office), but also after The New York Times reported that Giuseppe Conte may have exaggerated Giuseppe Conte credentials, particularly Giuseppe Conte studies at New York University -- which said The New York Times had no record of Giuseppe Conte having studied there. But after a meeting with Mattarella on Wednesday, Giuseppe Conte got the nod to attempt to form a government, and promised one of change as President Sergio Mattarella emerged from the meeting at the Quirinal Palace in Rome and struck a populist tone. What is about to be born... will be the government of change, on behalf of citizens, that protects their interests, i propose to be the defense lawyer of the Italian people.

  3. Jennifer Saba:

    All three companies have such an incredible impact in the world, yet they have a dearth of women employees, a company should reflect its customer, at the very least.

  4. Donald Trump:

    A lot of people want that job. It's a great job, if you're into the world, we have a lot of good people... we have no dearth of talent, I can tell you that.

  5. Deborah Tabart:

    I just think action is now imperative. I know that it can just sound like this endless story of dearth and destruction, but these figures are right. They're probably worse.

Translations for dearth

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  • глад, недоимък, оскъдицаBulgarian
  • nedostatekCzech
  • Mangel, HungersnotGerman
  • hambruna, escasezSpanish
  • کمبودPersian
  • niukkuus, pula, nälänhätäFinnish
  • pénurie, disetteFrench
  • कमीHindi
  • ínségHungarian
  • carenza, carestia, scarsitàItalian
  • 不足Japanese
  • დეფიციტი, სიღარიბე, ნაკლებობა, სიმწირე, უკმარობაGeorgian
  • недо́статок, глад, нема́штија, оску́дицаMacedonian
  • hongersnood, schaarsteDutch
  • brak, niedostatek, głódPolish
  • falta, escassezPortuguese
  • го́лод, дефици́т, недоста́точность, нехва́тка, ску́дность, недоста́токRussian
  • knapphet, brist, hungersnödSwedish
  • kulangTagalog
  • 缺乏Chinese

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