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Adjective
/diˈfiSHənt/,
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Not having enough of a specified quality or ingredient,
  1. Not having enough of a specified quality or ingredient
    • - this diet is deficient in vitamin B
  2. Insufficient or inadequate
    • - they trashed the legislation as deficient
  3. offensive. Having a mental handicap


  1. inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting"
  2. insufficient: of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"
  3. falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"
  4. (deficiency) lack: 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"
  5. (deficiency) insufficiency: lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
  6. Lacking something essential; often construed with in; Insufficient or inadequate in amount
  7. (deficiency) Inadequacy or incompleteness; An insufficiency, especially of something essential to health
  8. Vitamin deficiencies
  9. (DEFICIENCIES) Items in the contract that have not been completed at the time of inspection. Seasonal Deficiencies are the most common as weather and climate make it impractical to complete certain kinds of exterior work.
  10. (Deficiencies) Alternative Terms: -
  11. (Deficiencies) Areas along the track that cannot handle expected increased train frequencies.
  12. Deficiencies consist of two types:
  13. (Deficiency) Money a borrower who has lost real estate in foreclosure still owes to the lender because the foreclosure sale failed to generate enough to pay off the loan. ...
  14. (deficiency) Failure to meet a set performance standard.
  15. (Deficiency) The amount a debtor owes a creditor after the creditor seizes and sells the collateral. A deficiency arises when the collateral is sold for less than the amount of the debt.
  16. (Deficiency) A material failure of a proposal to meet a Government requirement or a combination of significant weaknesses in a proposal that increases the risk of unsuccessful contract performance to an unacceptable level. (FAR 15.301)
  17. (Deficiency [back to top]) An insufficient payment, often relating to an amount recovered under a power of sale or foreclosure action.
  18. (Deficiency (of Nutrients)) Growth symptoms (such as chlorosis) caused by insufficient supply or unavailability of plant nutrients.
  19. (Deficiency) The difference between the balance of your unpaid loan and the proceeds received by your lender from the foreclosure and sale of your property.
  20. (deficiency) A lack of something; in the case of endocrine deficiency, not enough of a hormone.
  21. (Deficiency) A sub optimal level of one or more nutrients that are essential for good health, most often seen with vitamins. A deficiency can be caused by poor nutrition. increased bodily demands (especially from intense train-ing), or both.
  22. (Deficiency) A shortage or insufficiency. The amount by which federal INCOME TAX due exceeds the amount reported by the taxpayer on his or her return; also, the amount owed by a taxpayer who has not filed a return. ...
  23. (Deficiency) The unpaid balance of a debt on which there is a security agreement, where the sale of the secured property has failed to pay the full amount of the debt owed.
  24. (deficiency) In medicine, a shortage of a substance (such as a vitamin or mineral) needed by the body.
  25. (Deficiency) The amount that the lender in a short sale loses.