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shortage

noun

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  1. a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number there was a troubling shortage of supplies for the troops overseas this year Synonyms of shortage crunch, dearth, deficit, drought (also drouth), failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, lack, lacuna, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, deficiency, undersupply, wantWords Related to shortage absence, omission; meagerness, poorness, skimpiness; necessity, need, privationNear Antonyms of shortage bountifulness, copiousness; excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplusAntonyms of shortage abundance, adequacy, amplitude, opulence, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency, wealth



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