Adequacy and Deficiency


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Adequacy noun – The quality of being sufficient for the end in view.
Deficiency is an antonym for adequacy.
Nearby Words: adequate, adequately, adequation
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Deficiency noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: there is a deficiency of fresh food in the diet of many of the working poor

Adequacy is an antonym for deficiency in topics: lack, imperfection.
Nearby Words: deficient, deficit, deficiently
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Deficiency and Adequacy. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 30, from
Adequacy & Deficiency. N.p., 2016. Web. 30 Nov. 2020. <>.
Deficiency or Adequacy. 2016. Accessed November 30, 2020.

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