Antonyms of adj abundant

1 sense of abundant

Sense 1
abundant (vs. scarce) -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

scarce (vs. abundant) -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")
        => rare -- (not widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of green in the desert")
        => tight -- (affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market")

Similarity of adj abundant

1 sense of abundant

Sense 1
abundant (vs. scarce) -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")
       => abounding, galore (postnominal) -- (existing in abundance; "abounding confidence"; "whiskey galore")
       => ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, rich -- (affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply")
       => copious, voluminous -- (large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she took copious notes"; "a subject of voluminous legislation")
       => easy -- (obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally; "easy money")
       => exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous -- (produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming")
       => thick -- (abounding; having a lot of; "the top was thick with dust")
       => long -- (having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"; "in long supply")
       => overabundant, plethoric, rife -- (excessively abundant)
       => plentiful -- (existing in great number or quantity; "rhinoceroses were once plentiful here")
       => rampant -- ((of a plant) having a lush and unchecked growth; "a rampant growth of weeds")
       => rank -- (growing profusely; "rank jungle vegetation")
       => superabundant -- (most excessively abundant)
       => teeming -- (abundantly filled with especially living things; "the Third World's teeming millions"; "the teeming boulevard")
       => torrential -- (pouring in abundance; "torrential rains")
       => verdant -- (characterized by abundance of verdure)
          Also See-> ample#1; rich#1

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