Deficiency Synonyms and Antonyms

dĭ-fĭsh'ən-sē

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Synonyms for Deficiency

Inability or failure of an organ or tissue to perform its normal function
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Scarcity is defined as a state of something being in short supply.
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A shortage of required material.
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Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or being in need of a specific quality.
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An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal.
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Deficiency in amount or quality; a falling short; lack.
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A smallness in size or amount that is insufficient; meagerness, dearth.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being scanty.
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The property of being scant.
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The property of being scarce.
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The definition of a shortage is a situation where there is an insufficient amount of something.
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A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
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A failure to attain a specified amount or level; a shortage.
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A deficient amount; a shortfall.
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The definition of a want is something desired or wished for.
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The condition of being patchy
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The property of being sketchy.
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Necessity; obligation:
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The damage, trouble, disadvantage, deprivation, etc. caused by losing something
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Any scarcity or lack
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A defect or error in a contract or other document which may make the document invalid.
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Any fault or failing arising from such weakness
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(Music) A genre of experimental electronic music of the 1990s, characterized by a deliberate use of sonic artifacts that would normally be viewed as unwanted noise.
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(Uncountable) Those qualities or features that are imperfect; the characteristic, state, or quality of being imperfect.
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(UK) The state of being meagre.
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A minus sign
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Something of which one is excessively fond or desirous:
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Antonyms for Deficiency

A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
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A quality, endowment, or acquirement completely excellent; an ideal; faultlessness; especially, the divine attribute of complete excellence.
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The state or quality of being sufficient or adequate; adequacy
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The quality of being faultless; the absence of faults.
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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.
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The amount or number needed, desired, or allowed; sufficiency
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The quality or state of being adequate
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More than enough.
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Words Related to Deficiency

Deficiency or absence:
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An undue indulgence of the appetite; transgression of proper moderation in natural gratifications; intemperance; dissipation.
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