Shortage synonyms

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A shortage of required material.
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A failing; an inadequacy:
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The definition of a deficit occurs when there isn't a sufficient amount of money to cover all of the expenses and debts, or when you are not as good at something as you should be.
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An undue indulgence of the appetite; transgression of proper moderation in natural gratifications; intemperance; dissipation.
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The property of being scarce.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being scanty.
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An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal.
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A failure to attain a specified amount or level; a shortage.
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1660, Church of England, “In the time of dearth and famine.”, in The Book of Common Prayer, page 21:
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A smallness in size or amount that is insufficient; meagerness, dearth.
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A deficient amount; a shortfall.
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Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
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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.
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Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or being in need of a specific quality.
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In an industrial setting, the empty space in a tank, such as for fuel
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Adequate means to live in modest comfort.
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A drastic shortage; a dearth.
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Alternative spelling of shortfall.
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The property of being scant.
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The definition of a shortcoming is a failing or something that is considered to be a flaw.
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A condition of poverty or misfortune:
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The property of being sparse, sparseness.
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A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
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The amount or number needed, desired, or allowed; sufficiency
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deficiency
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Find another word for shortage. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shortage, like: inadequacy, insufficiency, deficit, excess, deficiency, scarceness, curtailment, scantiness, scant supply, defect and shortfall.