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Definition of Scarce

Scarce

  1. Not plentiful or abundant; in small quantity in proportion to the demand; not easily to be procured; rare; uncommon.
  2. Scantily supplied (with); deficient (in); -- with of.
  3. Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; stingy.
  4. Alt. of Scarcely

Scarce Quotations

When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain.
William Shakespeare

If we do not change our negative habits toward climate change, we can count on worldwide disruptions in food production, resulting in mass migration, refugee crises and increased conflict over scarce natural resources like water and farm land. This is a recipe for major security problems.
Michael Franti

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
William Blake

Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected.
Edmond Halley

Live life to the fullest, for the future is scarce.
Nick Carter
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Scarce Translations

scarce in French is rare, rare
scarce in German is knapp, selten, knapp
scarce in Italian is raro, scarso, raro
scarce in Spanish is cenido