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Synonyms for dearth
dɜrθdearth

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Wiktionary

  1. dearthnoun

    Scarcity; a lack or short supply.

    Synonyms:
    paucity, scarcity

  2. dearthnoun

    Synonyms:
    famine, shortage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dearth, famine, shortagenoun

    an acute insufficiency

    Synonyms:
    shortfall, shortage, deficit, paucity, famine

  2. dearth, paucitynoun

    an insufficient quantity or number

    Synonyms:
    shortage, paucity, famine

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dearthnoun

    Synonyms:
    scarcity, insufficiency, deficiency, short supply

  2. dearthnoun

    Synonyms:
    need, want, lack, famine, short commons

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dearthnoun

    Synonyms:
    scarcity, lack, deficiency, paucity, want

    Antonyms:
    plenty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dearth":

    shortage, scarcity, paucity, lack, rarity

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#254want
#1779economy
#2278failure
#2498lack
#3761poverty
#8380deficit
#10327defect
#10765deficiency
#11775shortage
#21541famine
#23993shortfall
#27877scarcity
#28945rarity
#31954insufficiency
#43809inadequacy
#47177dearth
#55818shortcoming
#60520paucity
#95106frugality
#95248destitution

How to use dearth in a sentence?

  1. Lawrence Newman:

    All the drugs that we currently use for migraine were found just by chance. Someone had another condition and then the drug was found to reduce their migraine, there’s a dearth of funding and studies for this. I wouldn’t turn down anything as potentially promising; it just needs to be validated.

  2. Ashima:

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

  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. Lydia Child:

    Reverence is the highest quality of man's nature; and that individual, or nation, which has it slightly developed, is so far unfortunate. It is a strong spiritual instinct, and seeks to form channels for itself where none exists; thus Americans, in the dearth of other objects to worship, fall to worshiping themselves.

  5. 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.


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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