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Definition of 'deficient'

Adjective

  1. inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
       Synonyms: lacking wanting
  2. of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"
       Synonyms: insufficient
       Antonyms: sufficient
  3. falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"
       Synonyms: inferior substandard


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