Synonyms and Antonyms of dearth
1 a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number there was a dearth of usable firewood at the campsite Synonyms of dearth crunch, deficiency, deficit, drought (also drouth), failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, lack, lacuna, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, wantWords Related to dearth absence, omission; meagerness, poorness, skimpiness; necessity, need, privationNear Antonyms of dearth bountifulness, copiousness; excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplusAntonyms of dearth abundance, adequacy, amplitude, opulence, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency, wealth
2 the fact or state of being absent the dearth of salesclerks at the shoe store annoyed us Synonyms of dearth absence, lack, wantWords Related to dearth deficiency, deficit, failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, meagerness, paucity, poverty, scantiness, scantness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, skimpiness, undersupply; deprivation, loss, necessity, need, needfulness, omission; privation; blankness, emptiness, vacuity, vacuum, voidNear Antonyms of dearth abundance, amplitude, bounty, plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, plentitude, plenty, wealth; adequacy, sufficiency; excess, overabundance, oversupply, superabundance, surfeit, surplus; deluge, flood; bushel, deal, gobs, heap, loads, lot, mass, mountain, much, oodles, peck, pile, pot, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, volume, wad; fund, pool, stock, supply; cache, hoard, stash, stockpileAntonyms of dearth presence
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