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Negative ConnotationPlay
The word 'shortage' implies a problem or a negative situation that needs addressing. SlideThe hospital faced a critical shortage of nurses.
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Social ImpactsPlay
'Shortage' often indicates a social issue, affecting communities or larger groups. SlideAfter the drought, the village experienced a food shortage.
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Emotional ResponsePlay
Using 'shortage' can evoke an emotional response, like concern or urgency. SlideDue to a shortage of volunteers, the event may be cancelled.