不足, ふそく

  • fusoku
JLPT 3

Definition of 不足,ふそく

adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • insufficiency
  • shortage
  • deficiency
  • lack
  • dearth

Examples of 不足,ふそく in a Sentence

食糧不足している
Food has been in short supply.
Diligence may compensate for lack of experience.
Suppose there was a worldwide oil shortage in ten years' time. What would happen to the industrialised countries?
When his food supply ran short, he had to look for a new place to live.
We are not short of oil in this country.
An absence of rain caused wild plants to die.
住宅不足深刻
The housing shortage is very acute.
The recent shortage of coffee has given rise to a lot of problems.
Our country is running short of energy resources.
経験不足である考えてあげます。
I'll make allowances for your lack of experience.
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