(Archaic) A lack or deficiency.
The definition of a deficiency is something that is lacking, or something that isn't sufficient or good enough.
A minor fault.
Something imperfect; a defect or flaw.
The definition of a defect is an imperfection or lacking that causes the person or thing with the defect to fall short of perfection.
The definition of a drawback is a disadvantage or negative feature.
The condition or fact of not achieving the desired end or ends:
An imperfection, often concealed, that impairs soundness:
The condition of being infirm, often as associated with old age; weakness or frailty:
The definition of a vice is a weakness in morality or bad habit.
Inadequacy or insufficiency:
Inability or failure of an organ or tissue to perform its normal function
Lack is defined as you are in a position or state where you do not have something or where you do not have enough of something.
Scarcity is defined as a state of something being in short supply.
The definition of a shortage is a situation where there is an insufficient amount of something.
A failure to attain a specified amount or level; a shortage.
A deficient amount; a shortfall.
A small invertebrate with many legs, such as a spider or a centipede.
Any fault or failing arising from such weakness
An imperfection of character
Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or being in need of a specific quality.
Intensity of emotion or belief:
The definition of help is aid that you request, or is someone who provides assistance.
Something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure
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