Synonyms to drought

absence, AWOL, French leave, abscondence, absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, beggary, cut, day off, dearth, default, defect, defectiveness, deficiency, deficit, departure, deprivation, destitution, disappearance, emptiness, escape, excused absence, exigency, famine, fleeing, furlough, holiday, hooky, imperfection, impoverishment, inadequacy, incompleteness, insufficiency, lack, leave, leave of absence, leaving, miss, necessity, need, negation, negativeness, negativity, nihility, nonappearance, nonattendance, nonbeing, nonentity, nonexistence, nonoccurrence, nonreality, nonsubsistence, not-being, nothingness, nullity, omission, paucity, privation, running away, sabbatical leave, scantiness, scarcity, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, sick leave, starvation, truancy, truantism, unactuality, unexcused absence, unreality, vacancy, vacation, vacuity, vacuum, void, want, wantage, appetite, Cyrenaic hedonism, Cyrenaicism, alacrity, an universal wolf, animation, animus, anxiety, anxiousness, appetence, appetency, appetition, appetitiveness, avidity, avidness, bent, bias, breathles