scarceness

  • 1 Scarceness — Scarce ness, Scarcity Scar ci*ty, n. The quality or condition of being scarce; smallness of quantity in proportion to the wants or demands; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury; as, a scarcity of grain; a great scarcity of beauties.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 scarceness — index dearth, insignificance, paucity, poverty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 scarceness — noun see scarce I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 4 scarceness — See scarce. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 5 scarceness — noun The property of being scarce …

    Wiktionary

  • 6 scarceness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition or fact of being deficient: defect, deficiency, deficit, inadequacy, insufficiency, lack, paucity, poverty, scantiness, scantness, scarcity, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, underage1. See EXCESS …

    English dictionary for students

  • 7 scarceness — scarce·ness || skersnɪ / keÉ™s n. rareness, scarcity, state of being in short supply …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 scarceness — scarce·ness …

    English syllables

  • 9 scarceness — See: scarce …

    English dictionary

  • 10 scarceness — / skeəsnəs/, scarcity / skeəsɪti/ noun the state of being scarce ● There is a scarcity of trained staff …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 11 scarceness — noun a small and inadequate amount • Syn: ↑scarcity • Ant: ↑abundance (for: ↑scarcity) • Derivationally related forms: ↑scarce, ↑scarce ( …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 Scarcity — Scarceness Scarce ness, Scarcity Scar ci*ty, n. The quality or condition of being scarce; smallness of quantity in proportion to the wants or demands; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury; as, a scarcity of grain; a great scarcity of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 scarce — scarceness, n. /skairs/, adj., scarcer, scarcest, adv. adj. 1. insufficient to satisfy the need or demand; not abundant: Meat and butter were scarce during the war. 2. seldom met with; rare: a scarce book. 3. make oneself scarce, Informal. a. to… …

    Universalium

  • 14 dearth — dɜːθ n. lack, scarceness of something; scarceness of food; famine, severe food shortage …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 Want — (277), n. [Originally an adj., from Icel. vant, neuter of vanr lacking, deficient. [root]139. See {Wane}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state of not having; the condition of being without anything; absence or scarcity of what is needed or desired; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 scarce — I. adjective (scarcer; scarcest) Etymology: Middle English scars, from Anglo French eschars, escars narrow, stingy, deficient, from Vulgar Latin *excarpsus, literally, plucked out, past participle of Latin excerpere to pluck out more at excerpt… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 Economy of the Maldives — In ancient times the Maldives were renowned for cowries, coir rope, dried tuna fish (Maldive Fish), ambergris (Maavaharu) and Coco de mer (Tavakkaashi). Local and foreign trading ships used to load these products in the Maldives and bring them… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 Vancouver Island marmot — Conservation status Critically Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[1] …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 Magnolia macrophylla — Bigleaf magnolia Big Leaf Magnolia Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 Happy Feet — This article is about the 2006 film. For other uses, see Happy Feet (disambiguation). Happy Feet …

    Wikipedia


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.