Perhaps, once in awhile, scarcity will breed rational thinking, too.
The novel is set at a time of scarcity, and all of the characters fret about nourishment.
By virtue of its scarcity, it is going to become somewhat exclusive, at least for the next few years.
One of the most painful and confusing paradoxes of life today concerns our sensation of scarcity amid plenty.
In 2009, because of the scarcity of bees, the price of a single hive has climbed to about $180 from $60 in 2004.
The great trouble is the scarcity of water and the intense heat.
There was both a scarcity of cash and a lack of faith in the enterprise.
At present, however, the scarcity and cost and danger of radium will keep it in the hands of the experimenter.
There was no scarcity of muskets and ammunition; all they had to do was stoop and pick them up.
They were allowed two rations (only in times of scarcity they had to take the privates' fare).