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drought

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of drought

  1. a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number <there's been a drought of good movies this year> Synonyms crunch, dearth, deficit, deficiency (also drouth), failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, lack, lacuna, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, wantRelated Words absence, omission; meagerness, poorness, skimpiness; necessity, need, privationNear Antonyms bountifulness, copiousness; excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplusAntonyms abundance, adequacy, amplitude, opulence, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency, wealth



Variants of drought

also drouth


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