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Synonyms for famine

Noun

1. dearth, famine, shortage, lack, deficiency, want
usage: an acute insufficiency
2. famine, calamity, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy, cataclysm
usage: a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death
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