Is DEFICIENCY a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'deficiency'


  1. DEFICIENCY, lack of an adequate quantity or number
  2. DEFICIENCY, the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
  3. DEFICIENCY, a lack of something that is needed : the state of not having enough of something necessary
  4. DEFICIENCY, a problem in the way something is made or formed

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The word DEFICIENCY is worth 21 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'deficiency' in a sentence

  1. The disease may be caused by nutritional deficiencies.
  2. The book's major deficiency is its poor plot.
  3. a deficiency of vitamin C

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