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Definition of 'deficiency'

Noun

  1. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
       Synonyms: lack want
  2. lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
       Synonyms: insufficiency inadequacy
       Antonyms: sufficiency adequacy sufficiency adequacy


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