Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de deficient

(adjectivo) 
Definition
lacking something essential
a diet deficient in vitamins
Sinônimos
lacking
Why was military intelligence so lacking?
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wanting
I feel as if something important is wanting in my life.
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needing
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short
Money was short in those days.
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inadequate
Supplies of food and medicine are inadequate.
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insufficient
There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
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scarce
Food was scarce and expensive.
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scant
There is scant evidence of strong economic growth to come.
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meagre
a meagre 3% pay rise
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skimpy
skimpy underwear
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scanty
So far, what scanty evidence we have points to two subjects.
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exiguous (formal)
(adjectivo) 
Definition
inadequate in quantity or quality
deficient landing systems
Sinônimos
unsatisfactory
The inspectors said a third of lessons were unsatisfactory.
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poor
The meal was very poor.
He was a poor actor.
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inadequate
She felt quite painfully inadequate in the crisis.
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weak
His eyesight had always been weak.
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flawed
the unique beauty of a flawed object
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inferior
These recordings are of inferior quality.
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impaired
The blast left him with permanently impaired vision.
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faulty
They will repair the faulty equipment.
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incomplete
Some offices had incomplete information on spending.
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defective
food which is defective in nutritional quality
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imperfect
We live in an imperfect world.
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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of defective
food which is defective in nutritional quality
in the sense of exiguous
Definition
scanty or meagre
in the sense of faulty
Definition
badly designed or not working properly
They will repair the faulty equipment.
Sinônimos
damaged,
not working,
malfunctioning,
bad,
blemished,
buggy

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