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Synonyms for drought

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drought, drouth(noun)

    a shortage of rainfall

    "farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season"

    Synonyms:
    drouth

  2. drought, drouth(noun)

    a prolonged shortage

    "when England defeated Pakistan it ended a ten-year drought"

    Synonyms:
    drouth

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drought

    Synonyms:
    dryness, aridity, parching, thirst

    Antonyms:
    moisture, refreshment, dew, deluge, slaking, quenching, watering, irrigation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drought(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dryness (of weather), aridity, drouth, want of rain

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. drought(n)

    Synonyms:
    aridity, dryness, scarcity, dearth

How to pronounce drought?

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How to use drought in a sentence?

  1. Franck Wohe:

    We started distributing the high-yielding drought-resistant Mercedes variety to help farmers get production fast within 18 months.

  2. Susana Malcorra:

    The dire situation is growing worse, we are expecting dangerous flooding and drought.

  3. Boko Haram:

    To many people around the world, their image of Ethiopia remains stuck in the past -- remembering drought and famine, but in the past 15 years, Ethiopia has lifted millions of people out of poverty.

  4. Peter Issig:

    There is a high risk that... the situation in Bavaria will no longer be manageable if the drought persists.

  5. Sorin Cerin:

    The well of your soul will not experience the drought until in front of her will appear the moment of eternity to drink from the water of death.


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