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"
insufficiency, inadequacy, deficiency(noun)
lack of an adequate quantity or number
"the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
Inadequacy or incompleteness.
An insufficiency, especially of something essential to health.
the state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect
Origin: [See Deficient.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'DEFICIENCY' in Nouns Frequency: #2895
The numerical value of DEFICIENCY in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of DEFICIENCY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency.
I do n’t want to say that if somebody is depressed it’s because of a vitamin deficiency.
What’s interesting is a B12 insufficiency or deficiency can look like a psychiatric disorder.
Lack of reflection by senior leaders is the single biggest deficiency we have in the military today.
The chimerical pursuit of perfection is always linked to some important deficiency, frequently the inability to love.
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Translations for DEFICIENCY
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- дефицит, недостатък, недостигBulgarian
- deficiènciaCatalan, Valencian
- puuttellisuus, vajaus, puuteFinnish
- carence, déficienceFrench
- uireasa, easnamh, easpa, easpacht, díothachtIrish
- easbhaidhScottish Gaelic
- insuficiență, deficiențăRomanian
- дефицит, дефект, порок, нехватка, неполноценность, недостатокRussian
- sự thiếu hụtVietnamese
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