Deficit and Insufficiency

Deficit

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Deficit noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: a growing deficit in the number of hours devoted to sleep

Insufficiency is a synonym for deficit in necessity topic. In some cases you can use "Insufficiency" instead a noun "Deficit", when it comes to topics like excess, failure, deficiency, required. popular alternative
Nearby Words: deficient, deficiency
Synonyms for Deficit

Insufficiency

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Insufficiency noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: dealt with the school's insufficiency of art supplies by buying materials out of her own pocket

Deficit is a synonym for insufficiency in lack topic. You can use "Deficit" instead a noun "Insufficiency", if it concerns topics such as necessity, excess, failure, deficiency. popular alternative
Nearby Words: insufficient, insufficiently
Synonyms for Insufficiency

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severe severe deficit severe insufficiency
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