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The digital deficiencies threatened Winford’s ability to fully tend to her patients’ emotional and physical well-being, she said, creating additional headaches during a public-health crisis.

To address the council’s deficiencies and ensure it lives up to its mandate, the United States must be at the table using the full weight of our diplomatic leadership.

The researchers also found clean eating to be associated with nutritional deficiencies, since restrictive behavior can go undetected and unchecked for so long.

One is about the difference between correcting a deficiency and boosting performance.

On a related note, the global pandemic has exposed deficiencies in health systems everywhere and has highlighted the importance of advancing with more patient-centric solutions.

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At 11, back in his home town of Rosario, Argentina, Messi was diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency.

Dominant models of depression tend to treat the condition as a defect or deficiency.

He had no sign of a spreading infection, a tumor, or auto-immune deficiency.

The underlying statute that keeps government from fully operating during a shutdown is an 1870 law, the Anti-Deficiency Act.

GRID, gay-related immune deficiency, became AIDS, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

In fact, some memories are much oftener weak from deficiency in reviving power than from feebleness of first impressions.

Deficiency of rennin has the same significance as deficiency of pepsin, and is more easily recognized.

Lastly the pawner is liable for any deficiency after the sale of the thing pawned, unless released by statute.

If the losses exceed the premiums thus paid in advance, then an assessment is made on each member to cover the deficiency.

A second is the deficiency in educational influences, which have had so much to do with human progress.


On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deficiency, such as: dearth, defect, failing, failure, fault, and flaw.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.