Student Thesaurus

One entry found for deficiency.
Entry Word: deficiency
Function: noun
Text: a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number <there was a deficiency of fresh food in the house>
Synonyms dearth, deficit, failure, famine, inadequacy, insufficiency, lack, paucity, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, want
Related Words absence, omission; meagerness, poorness, skimpiness; necessity, need, privation
Near Antonyms bountifulness, copiousness; excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplus
Antonyms abundance, adequacy, amplitude, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency