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  Words related to deficient

Related / Similar Words: lacking(p), wanting(p), inferior, substandard, insufficient

 

Definition:
  • inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting";
  • falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing";
  • of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds";

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    See Also: meager, meagre, meagerly

     

    Attributes: quantity

     

     
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