from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or condition of being scarce.
  • noun Deficiency; dearth.
  • noun Bareness; infrequency of occurrence; uncommonness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or condition of being scarce; smallness of quantity in proportion to the wants or demands; deficiency; lack of plenty; short supply; penury.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The property of being scarce.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small and inadequate amount


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scarce +‎ -ness


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