Associations to the word «Deficient»


DEFICIENT, adjective. Lacking something essential; often construed with in.
DEFICIENT, adjective. Insufficient or inadequate in amount.
DEFICIENT NUMBER, noun. (number theory) A number that greater than the sum of all of its divisors except itself.
DEFICIENT NUMBERS, noun. Plural of deficient number

Dictionary definition

DEFICIENT, adjective. Inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting".
DEFICIENT, adjective. Of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds".
DEFICIENT, adjective. Falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing".

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