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Definition of Deficient

Deficient

  1. Wanting, to make up completeness; wanting, as regards a requirement; not sufficient; inadequate; defective; imperfect; incomplete; lacking; as, deficient parts; deficient estate; deficient strength; deficient in judgment.

Deficient Quotations

When an introvert is quiet, don't assume he is depressed, snobbish or socially deficient.
Laurie Helgoe

I always looked upon the acts of racist exclusion, or insult, as pitiable, from the other person. I never absorbed that. I always thought that there was something deficient about such people.
Toni Morrison

My first book, 'Radical Acceptance', grew out of the suffering of feeling personally deficient and unworthy. Because most of us are so quick to turn against ourselves, the teachings and practices of radical acceptance continue as a strong current in 'True Refuge': nurturing a forgiving, understanding heart is a basic step on the path.
Tara Brach

Being-alone is a deficient mode of being-with; its possibility is a proof for the latter.
Martin Heidegger

But alas, they are all sadly deficient, because they leave us under the domination of political and religious prejudices; and they are as inefficient as the sleepy dose of an ordinary sermon.
Adam Weishaupt
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Deficient Translations

deficient in French is vicieux
deficient in German is mangelhaft
deficient in Italian is difettivo
deficient in Norwegian is mangelfull, utilstrekkelig
deficient in Spanish is tachoso, deficiente

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