Deficient Meaning

There are 3 meaning(s) for word Deficient

Deficient Meaning 1 : of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

    Synonyms : insufficient
Deficient Meaning 2 : inadequate in amount or degree

    Example : a deficient education,deficient in common sense

    Synonyms : lacking,  wanting
Deficient Meaning 3 : falling short of some prescribed norm

    Synonyms : inferior,  substandard