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drought

noun
variants: also

drouth

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 of drought crunch, dearth, deficit, deficiency (also drouth), failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, lack, lacuna, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, wantWords Related to drought absence, omission; meagerness, poorness, skimpiness; necessity, need, privationNear Antonyms of drought bountifulness, copiousness; excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplusAntonyms of drought abundance, adequacy, amplitude, opulence, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency, wealth



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