Cite
 

Synonyms of 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

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: famine (Dictionary)