Dearth in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Dearth

a scarcity or lack of something

Examples of Dearth in a sentence

Because there was a dearth of evidence, the district attorney had to drop the charges. 🔊

The test scores revealed a dearth of comprehension.  🔊

Although the lake is filled with water, the dearth of aquatic life makes it a gloomy sight. 🔊

While you can find a house quite cheaply in the suburbs, there is a dearth of affordable housing in the city.  🔊

The dearth of money going into cancer research is putting many lives in danger.  🔊

Angered by the dearth of attention being given to her daughter at school, the mother began to teach her child at home.  🔊

As soon as the popular celebrity began wearing purple nail polish, there was suddenly a dearth of purple nail polish in stores.  🔊

Because you cheated on me, I have a dearth of affection for you!  🔊

Since there is a dearth of ice cream shops in this area, now is the perfect time to open up shop.  🔊

Even though the economy is slowly getting better, many Christmas trees will have a dearth of presents.  🔊

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