Deficient and Excessive


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Deficient adjective – Lacking some necessary part.
Excessive is an antonym for deficient in imperfect topic.
Nearby Words: deficiency, deficit, deficiently
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Excessive adjective – Going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount.
Usage example: nerdy hackers who spend an excessive amount of time sitting in front of their computers

Deficient is an antonym for excessive.
Nearby Words: excess, excessively
Antonyms for Excessive
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tendencies deficient tendencies excessive tendencies
levels deficient levels excessive levels
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Excessive or Deficient. 2016. Accessed November 27, 2021.

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