Scarcity in a sentence

Definition of Scarcity

(uncountable) the condition of something being scarce or deficient | (countable) an inadequate amount of something; a shortage

How to use Scarcity in a Sentence?

  • Owing to this scarcity of water it was necessary to carry a supply with the troops.
  • Prices seem reasonable considering the scarcity of some of the paperbacks he handles.
  • The only thing he was ever known to grumble about was the scarcity of angleworms.
  • So with us there is not a scarcity of money, but there is a scarcity of business.
  • This was strikingly manifested during a time of bitter scarcity that befell us.
  • Lawrence noticed there was a scarcity of provisions, and inquired what it meant.
  • There was no scarcity of provisions, and a large breach was made in the reserves.
  • Land and climate alike favored them, but they were confronted with a scarcity of labor.
  • A small part has so few rivers and such a scarcity of rainfall that the land is dry and arid.
  • She is better off with us, for the terrible scarcity of provisions has not touched us here.
  • And even the little they were able to learn was easily lost on account of the scarcity of books.

Short Example Sentence for Scarcity

  • So there is a scarcity of linen.
  • Result of scarcity of women.
  • The scarcity of money is frightful.
  • Value is more frequently raised by scarcity than by use.
  • Ireland, scarcity of silver in.
  • In the summer of 1893 there was a great scarcity of money.
  • I have read comments on the scarcity of birds in America.
  • Everywheres there's scarcity of onions.
  • The country through which it flows is very dry from the scarcity of rain.
  • At the beginning of 1896 there was a great scarcity of grain.
  • I know no country where there is so great a scarcity of water.
  • Then he remembered the scarcity of water and pardoned the dirt.
  • It is necessary to explain the cause of this scarcity of water.
  • What disease is caused by scarcity of fresh vegetables or fruits?
  • And this scarcity springs from lack of confidence in one another.
  • On the plains of the high plateau there is a great scarcity of vegetation.
  • So great was the rush that a scarcity of ships was soon felt.
  • An unusual scarcity of wasps is reported from various parts of the country.
  • The scarcity of woods and high trees may probably account for this.
  • There is plenty of money, but there seems to be a scarcity of business.
  • A great many people say that a scarcity of money is our only difficulty.
  • On the farms much of the crop was lost on account of the scarcity of labor.
  • The camping-ground had also the disadvantage of a very great scarcity of wood.
  • The burden of scarcity or high prices falls on those least able to bear it.
  • The scarcity of potatoes is increasing, in spite of a good crop.
  • Considering the growing scarcity of this latter voice, why not use boy altos?