Definitions for deficientdɪˈfɪʃ ənt
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deficient, lacking(p), wanting(p)(adj)
inadequate in amount or degree
"a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
deficient, inferior, substandard(adj)
falling short of some prescribed norm
Lacking something essential; often construed with in.
Insufficient or inadequate in amount.
Origin: From deficiens, present participle of deficere; see defect.
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
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