Associations to the word «Shortage»

Wiktionary

SHORTAGE, noun. A lack or deficiency; an insufficient amount.

Dictionary definition

SHORTAGE, noun. The property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit".
SHORTAGE, noun. An acute insufficiency.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche