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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

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

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

And understand that scarce spectrum is used today for example for cell phone operators, they have to pay for the airwaves they use, for their services.
Robert McChesney

Animals' taste systems are specialized for the niche they occupy in the environment. That includes us. As hunters and foragers of the dry savannah, our earliest forebears evolved a taste for important but scarce nutrients: salt and high-energy fats and sugars. That, in a nutshell, explains the widespread popularity of junk food.
Mary Roach

When I think about creating abundance, it's not about creating a life of luxury for everybody on this planet; it's about creating a life of possibility. It is about taking that which was scarce and making it abundant.
Peter Diamandis
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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
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