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DEARTH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dearth mean? 

DEARTH (noun)
  The noun DEARTH has 2 senses:

1. an acute insufficiency
2. an insufficient quantity or number

  Familiarity information: DEARTH used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEARTH (noun)


Sense 1dearth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An acute insufficiency

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

dearth; famine; shortage

Hypernyms ("dearth" is a kind of...):

deficiency; lack; want (the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable)


Sense 2dearth [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An insufficient quantity or number

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

paucity; dearth

Hypernyms ("dearth" is a kind of...):

scarceness; scarcity (a small and inadequate amount)


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