What does DEFICIENCY mean?

Definitions for DEFICIENCYdɪˈfɪʃ ən si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lack, deficiency, want(noun)

    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"

  2. insufficiency, inadequacy, deficiency(noun)

    lack of an adequate quantity or number

    "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"


  1. deficiency(Noun)

    Inadequacy or incompleteness.

  2. deficiency(Noun)

    An insufficiency, especially of something essential to health.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deficiency(noun)

    the state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect

  2. Origin: [See Deficient.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'DEFICIENCY' in Nouns Frequency: #2895


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of DEFICIENCY in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of DEFICIENCY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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