Synonyms of deficiency in English:

deficiency


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noun

1‘she has a vitamin deficiency in her diet’

SYNONYMS
insufficiency, lack, shortage, want, dearth, inadequacy, deficit, shortfall
scarcity, scarceness, scantiness, paucity, absence, undersupply, sparseness, deprivation, meagreness, shortness
rare exiguity, exiguousness
ANTONYMS

surplus

2‘the team's big deficiency was in the front five’

SYNONYMS
defect, fault, flaw, imperfection, weakness, weak point, weak spot, inadequacy, shortcoming, limitation, failing
ANTONYMS

strength