Acceptable For Game Play - US & UK word lists

This word is acceptable for play in the US & UK dictionaries that are being used in the following games:

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Lacking an essential quality or element: deficient in common sense.
  • adj. Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient: a deficient education.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Lacking something essential; often construed with in.
  • adj. Insufficient or inadequate in amount.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Wanting, to make up completeness; wanting, as regards a requirement; not sufficient; inadequate; defective; imperfect; incomplete; lacking
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Lacking; wanting; incomplete.
  • Defective; imperfect; inadequate: as, deficient strength.
  • Not having a full or adequate supply: as, the country is deficient in the means of carrying on war.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
  • adj. falling short of some prescribed norm
  • adj. inadequate in amount or degree
  • Equivalent
    lean    scant    short    skimpy    inadequate    poor    shy    depleted    low    light   
    abundant    abounding    excessive    spare   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    inadequate    defective    imperfect    incomplete    lacking    poor    insufficient    short    scarce    scant   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    defective    inadequate    inferior    unsatisfactory    unable    inaccurate    weak    absent    inappropriate    unfair