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EtymologyEdit

From Old Northern French escarcete. See scarce.

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scarcity (countable and uncountable, plural scarcities)

  1. (uncountable) the condition of something being scarce or deficient
    • Rambler
      Praise [] owes its value to its scarcity.
  2. (countable) an inadequate amount of something; a shortage
    a scarcity of grain

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