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Deficient

De`fi´cient
a.1.Wanting, to make up completeness; wanting, as regards a requirement; not sufficient; inadequate; defective; imperfect; incomplete; lacking; as, deficient parts; deficient estate; deficient strength; deficient in judgment.
The style was indeed deficient in ease and variety.
- Macaulay.
Deficient number
(Arith.) See under Abundant.
Adj.1.deficient - inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
Synonyms: lacking, wanting
2.deficient - of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"
Synonyms: insufficient
3.deficient - falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"
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