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synonyms for dearth

  • absence
  • deficiency
  • inadequacy
  • lack
  • paucity
  • shortage
  • default
  • defect
  • famine
  • infrequency
  • meagerness
  • miss
  • need
  • poverty
  • privation
  • rareness
  • scantiness
  • scantness
  • sparsity
  • uncommonness
  • want
  • exiguousness
  • slim pickings
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antonyms for dearth

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  • abundance
  • adequacy
  • enough
  • plenty
  • sufficiency
  • advantage
  • luxury
  • perfection
  • success
  • wealth
  • excess
  • plentifulness
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How to use dearth in a sentence

While the national team has a wealth of attacking players, many of whom are performing at high levels in Europe, there is a dearth of strikers.
MATTHEW HOPPE WAS A LITTLE-KNOWN AMERICAN SOCCER PLAYER — UNTIL HE REACHED THE BUNDESLIGASTEVEN GOFFFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
President Barack Obama’s Administration inherited this unfortunate state of affairs, but the public bristled at the dearth of criminal convictions for high-level corporate executives in the wake of that financial crisis.
A CRIME EPIDEMIC HAS COST AMERICANS BILLIONS. WHY AREN'T MORE PEOPLE PAYING ATTENTION?ANKUSH KHARDORIJANUARY 27, 2021TIME
So steady has Beekman been this season that he has started seven games despite a dearth of experience at the college level.
VIRGINIA IS IN A FAMILIAR SPOT AT THE TOP OF THE ACC, THANKS TO AN UNCOMMON SCORING SURGEGENE WANGJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, helping pregnant people navigate this dearth of research was part of Parchem’s job even before the pandemic.
WITH LITTLE DATA TO GUIDE THEM, PREGNANT HEALTH CARE WORKERS ARE STEPPING UP TO GET VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19JAMIE DUCHARMEJANUARY 21, 2021TIME
I have friends who complain daily about the dearth of available dating options.
CAROLYN HAX: WITH ALL OF HER BOYFRIEND’S BULL, SHOULD SHE STEER CLEAR OF HIM?CAROLYN HAXJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The recent dearth of new public-domain works came about because of a decision by Congress in 1998 to extend copyright protection from 75 years to 95 years.
GREAT GATSBY, AGATHA CHRISTIE AND MORE: FAMOUS WORKS FROM 1925 ENTER PUBLIC DOMAINJEFFDECEMBER 31, 2020FORTUNE
The dearth of available players on the back end compelled the Hokies to guard against the deep ball rather than stack the line of scrimmage to stop the run.
A STRANGE SEASON ENDS IN A FAMILIAR PLACE WITH VIRGINIA FACING VIRGINIA TECHGENE WANGDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There are opportunities, however, for media companies to get around the dearth of data.
‘WE GET NOTHING’: MEDIA COMPANIES WANT MORE DETAILED AUDIENCE, REVENUE BREAKDOWNS FROM FREE, AD-SUPPORTED STREAMING TV PLATFORMSTIM PETERSONNOVEMBER 18, 2020DIGIDAY
With postal delays, rejected ballots and a dearth of funding, the process isn’t always smooth — ballots can be rejected for multiple reasons, and due to court challenges election rules are changing even while voting is underway.
MILLIONS OF MAIL-IN VOTES HAVE ALREADY BEEN CAST IN BATTLEGROUND STATES. TRACK THEIR PROGRESS HERE.BY PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
It’s not surprising, given the relative dearth of women in senior financial positions in banking and the venture industry.
AMID A BOOM IN SPACS, FEW WOMEN INVESTORSCONNIE LOIZOSOCTOBER 8, 2020TECHCRUNCH
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WORDS RELATED TO DEARTH

  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • drought
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • need
  • omission
  • privation
  • unavailability
  • void
  • want
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