Words Like DEFICIENT
We have put together a list of words that are similar to DEFICIENT.
17 Alternative Words Similar to deficient
4 examples of deficient
deficient parts; deficient estate; deficient strength; deficient in judgment.
lacking in stamina
tested and found wanting
deficient in common sense
10 definitions of deficient
Wanting, to make up completeness; wanting, as regards a requirement; not sufficient; inadequate; defective; imperfect; incomplete; lacking
of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
falling short of some prescribed norm
inadequate in amount or degree
Lacking an essential quality or element: deficient in common sense.
Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient: a deficient education.
Lacking; wanting; incomplete.
Defective; imperfect; inadequate: as, deficient strength.
Not having a full or adequate supply: as, the country is deficient in the means of carrying on war.
Lacking something essential; often construed with in.