Synonyms of 'insufficiency'
Anaemia is due to insufficiency of iron.
There's no shortage of ideas.
Despite his lack of experience, he got the job.
They did tests for signs of vitamin deficiency.
The men were daily becoming weaker for want of rest.
a poverty of ideas
the inadequacy of the water supply
an ever-increasing scarcity of water
a dearth of resources
paucity (formal), ,
the paucity of information
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in the sense of dearth
an inadequate amounta dearth of resources
in the sense of deficiency
a lack or shortageThey did tests for signs of vitamin deficiency.
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Thesaurus for insufficiency from the Collins English Thesaurus