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scarcity

scar·ci·ty

scarcity

 
pronunciation:
skeIr sih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: scarcities
definition 1: shortage; dearth.
synonyms:
dearth, deficiency, insufficiency, paucity, shortage, want
antonyms:
abundance, amplitude, enough, excess
similar words:
need, poverty
definition 2: uncommonness; rarity.
synonyms:
rareness, rarity, uncommonness