November 22, 2017
Word of the Day, 11/22/2017
Spanish Word of the Day
Carencia Illustration
carencia feminine noun
carencia
feminine noun
1 :

FALTA : lack

2 :

ESCASEZ : shortage

3 :

DEFICIENCIA : deficiency

English Translation
1 : 

FALTA : lack

2 : 

ESCASEZ : shortage

3 : 

DEFICIENCIA : deficiency

Examples
Examples
  • Su decisión demuestra una carencia de sentido común.
    His decision shows a lack of common sense.
  • Tras el huracán, el pueblo sufre carencia de alimentos.
    In the wake of the hurricane, the population is suffering from food shortages.
  • El escorbuto se produce por una carencia de vitamina C.
    Scurvy is caused by a lack of vitamin C.
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