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scarcity
used in A Room of One's Own

2 uses
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Definition
shortage (having an amount that is less than desired)
  • The moment, however, that one tries this method with the Elizabethan woman, one branch of illumination fails; one is held up by the scarcity of facts.
    3 (21% in)
  • Indeed, since freedom and fullness of expression are of the essence of the art, such a lack of tradition, such a scarcity and inadequacy of tools, must have told enormously upon the writing of women.
    4 (93% in)

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