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deficient

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1deficient

adj de·fi·cient \di-ˈfish-ənt\

Definition of DEFICIENT

1
:  lacking in some necessary quality or element <a deficient diet>
2
:  not up to a normal standard or complement <deficient strength>
3
:  having, relating to, or characterized by a genetic deletion
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