Word Meaning

Rare and insufficient

Part Of Speech:

Adjective

Synonyms:

In short supply   Short   Scant   Scanty   Meagre  

Antonyms:

Plentiful   Abundant   Common  

Sentences

  • First, it would not require each country to expend scarce resources to build its own defenses against every air and missile threat.

  • I must eat until sated: Early humans lived in an environment in which food resources were scarce.

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