Definitions For Deficient


  • Inadequate in amount or degree
  • Falling short of some prescribed norm


  • Of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

Is Deficient a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Deficient is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Deficient in a Sentence

  • Several bridges in the city are structurally deficient.
  • A diet deficient in calcium can lead to weak bones

Synonyms for Deficient

Antonyms for Deficient

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