Scarcity is defined as a state of something being in short supply.
Inability or failure of an organ or tissue to perform its normal function
Deficiency or absence:
The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary:
The damage, trouble, disadvantage, deprivation, etc. caused by losing something
Any scarcity or lack
Any fault or failing arising from such weakness
A minus sign
A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
Something of which one is excessively fond or desirous:
An adequate amount or quantity:
The quality or state of being adequate
A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
A giving of something in order to release oneself from, or to satisfy, some outstanding obligation, be it legal or moral. Satisfaction requires the giving of one thing for another and should be distinguished from performance, which requires only the promising to give something. Also, payment in full, done to fulfill a contractual obligation or debt.
The amount or number needed, desired, or allowed; sufficiency
Deficiency in amount or quality; a falling short; lack.
Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or being in need of a specific quality.
A failure to attain a specified amount or level; a shortage.
A deficient amount; a shortfall.
Find another word for deficiency. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deficiency, like: scarcity, insufficiency, lack, want, perfection, paucity, need, loss, dearth, defect and flaw.