Mnemonic – death due to scarcity of food on earth
Word – Dearth
a) smallness of quantity or number
Part of Speech – noun
Synonyms – insufficiency, deficiency, inadequacy, shortage, lack
Antonyms – sufficiency, excess, abundance
1 The dearth of drinking water in desert areas has always made life difficult for the dwellers.
2 There is a dearth of scientific research in certain fields due to lack of funding.
3 Despite being a software hub there is dearth of path breaking work in the field of software development in India.
4 The dearth of data meant that the probability of an accurate prediction was low.
5 How can we call this city developed when it still dealing with its dearth of power.
6 There is dearth of talent in this talent show.