Deficient synonyms

dĭ-fĭsh'ənt
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Incomplete
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Poor, deficient or inferior in amount, quality or extent; paltry; scanty; inadequate; unsatisfying.
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The definition of insufficient is that there is not enough of something.
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Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
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Not having received special processing, such as dyeing or varnishing:
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Insufficient; not enough
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Failing to meet a standard; below standard.
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(Slang, of a person) Suspected of taking part in illicit or dishonorable dealings.
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Absent; lacking; missing
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Of a product or process, that it contains an error or flaw affecting performance; of a pleading or document, that it contains a shortcoming potentially causing its invalidity or leading to its dismissal.
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Lacking concealing elements.
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Of or relating to, or causing degeneration or deterioration in offspring
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(Geol.) Worn down only slightly by erosion, as a land surface having steeply entrenched stream valleys that lack well-developed flood plains
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Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.
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(Mineralogy) Dry and harsh to the touch (e.g., as chalk).
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Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
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Ranking on the lower end of a designated scale:
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Incompletely or imperfectly developed
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Dearth is defined as a lack or small supply of something.
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A lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health:
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The definition of foible is a small character flaw.
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Something that prevents, hampers, or hinders.
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The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
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(Uncountable) Those qualities or features that are imperfect; the characteristic, state, or quality of being imperfect.
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A shortage of required material.
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The definition of a lacuna is a space where something is missing.
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In an industrial setting, the empty space in a tank, such as for fuel
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(Countable) An inadequate quality; fault
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As much or as many as necessary, desirable, or tolerable; sufficient
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The definition of ample is you have enough of something to meet your needs, and perhaps even some left over.
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The definition of excessive is something or someone that goes beyond what is normal, acceptable or necessary.
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Being more than is needed, useful, or wanted; surplus; excessive
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Without fault; free from defect or error.
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Being entirely without flaw or imperfection.
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Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as,
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Without fault or mistake; thoroughly skilled or talented.
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Barely satisfactory; acceptable but not remarkable
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The definition of scarce is a situation where there is too little of something or where something exists only in very small numbers.
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Extending or traveling not far or not far enough:
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Not having a sufficient or specified amount, as of money:
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Located or situated on a lower level or beneath something else:
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Healthier or more fit than before:
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More than usual; extra; surplus
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Filled up; brimming over:
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Low or lower in quality, value, or estimation:
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Small or inadequate; not generous, or of a garment, very small, light, or revealing.
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Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
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