deficient[ dih-fish-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF deficient
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Sometimes he is sure she is deficient in understanding, and at others that her temper only is in fault.
Sir John was not, on his side, deficient in attention to his own interests.
By that good lady the Houris are said to be held in deficient esteem.
Not to be deficient in interest, Clennam asked what he might be doing there?
He might as well say that John Bunyan was deficient in ethical instincts.
He was agreeable, too agreeable; he certainly had not bad manners, but he was deficient in tact.
It is manner in which the literature of all nations is deficient.
She desired to protect them, and often felt that they could protect her, excelling where she was deficient.
Nobody has a right to be so deficient in courage as you allow yourself to be.
You deem me, then, deficient in this same independence of spirit?
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEFICIENT
- below par
- out of order
- found wanting
- not enough
- too little