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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The condition of being in short supply.

Usage examples (36)
  • Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
  • The types of anxiety that I associate with this level are what I refer to as scarcity and avoidance.
  • If scarcity is a myth, then poverty is not necessary.
  • Now that scarcity is gone, however, we will need to adopt a new set of skills. for more
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