Scarcity is defined as a state of something being in short supply.
The amount of shortage; deficit
The definition of a shortage is a situation where there is an insufficient amount of something.
Lack is defined as you are in a position or state where you do not have something or where you do not have enough of something.
Any acute shortage
Inability or failure of an organ or tissue to perform its normal function
Scarcity; dearth; insufficiency
Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or being in need of a specific quality.
The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary:
Enough wealth or income
Plenty means enough or more than enough.
A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
Excess is defined as more of something than is needed.
The time during which one is away.
Find another word for dearth. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dearth, like: scarcity, deficiency, scantiness, shortage, lack, famine, insufficiency, need, paucity, poverty and sparsity.