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Synonyms for dearth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dearth, famine, shortage(noun)

    an acute insufficiency

    shortfall, shortage, deficit, paucity, famine

  2. dearth, paucity(noun)

    an insufficient quantity or number

    shortage, paucity, famine


  1. dearth(noun)

    Scarcity; a lack or short supply.

    paucity, scarcity

  2. dearth(noun)

    famine, shortage

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dearth(n.)

    scarcity, insufficiency, deficiency, short supply

  2. dearth(n.)

    need, want, lack, famine, short commons

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dearth(n)

    scarcity, lack, deficiency, paucity, want


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    shortage, scarcity, paucity, lack, rarity

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How to use dearth in a sentence?

  1. Sarang Gadkari:

    Clearly there has been a lot of volatility, but it has been more muted in loans than for high yield bonds, from a supply standpoint, there has also been a relative dearth of new institutional loan issuance, which, when combined with the CLO demand, has led to less volatility.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    There can be no dearth of comedy as long as the people are engaged in a lot of hypocrisy around the world.

  3. 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.

  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. Anuj Somany:

    There is no dearth of people who take the credit of others' effort and do not feel even a bit ashamed of it.

Translations for dearth

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  • оскъдица, недоимък, гладBulgarian
  • nedostatekCzech
  • Mangel, HungersnotGerman
  • escasez, hambrunaSpanish
  • کمبودPersian
  • niukkuus, pula, nälänhätäFinnish
  • disette, pénurieFrench
  • कमीHindi
  • ínségHungarian
  • carestia, scarsità, carenzaItalian
  • 不足Japanese
  • უკმარობა, ნაკლებობა, დეფიციტი, სიღარიბე, სიმწირეGeorgian
  • нема́штија, недо́статок, глад, оску́дицаMacedonian
  • schaarste, hongersnoodDutch
  • niedostatek, głód, brakPolish
  • escassez, faltaPortuguese
  • недоста́точность, недоста́ток, нехва́тка, дефици́т, го́лод, ску́дностьRussian
  • hungersnöd, brist, knapphetSwedish
  • kulangTagalog
  • 缺乏Chinese

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