Definitions for Deficiencydɪˈfɪʃ ən si

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. deficiency(Noun)

    Inadequacy or incompleteness.

  2. deficiency(Noun)

    An insufficiency, especially of something essential to health.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Deficiency(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [See Deficient.]

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


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