Inability or failure of an organ or tissue to perform its normal function
Scarcity is defined as a state of something being in short supply.
Deficiency or absence:
The condition or quality of lacking something usual or necessary:
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
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.
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.
The definition of a shortage is a situation where there is an insufficient amount of something.
A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
A failure to attain a specified amount or level; a shortage.
A deficient amount; a shortfall.
The quality or state of being adequate
The state or quality of being sufficient or adequate; adequacy
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
Something of which one is excessively fond or desirous:
Find another word for deficiency. In this page you can discover 50 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deficiency, like: insufficiency, scarcity, lack, paucity, want, perfection, superfluity, faultlessness, satisfaction, enough and defect.