Deficit and Loss


Deficit noun - A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.

Loss is a synonym for deficit in required topic. In some cases you can use "Loss" instead a noun "Deficit", when it comes to topics like shortfall, minus amount.

Nearby Words: deficient, deficiency


Loss noun - The act or an instance of not having or being able to find.

Deficit is a synonym for loss. You can use "Deficit" instead a noun "Loss".

Nearby Word: losing

How words are described

net net deficit net loss
severe severe deficit severe loss
massive massive deficit massive loss
large large deficit large loss
Other adjectives: extreme, huge, major, double.

Both words in one sentence

  • Synopsis: Before you decide to take an attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder treatment drug, such as Adderall, consider its common side effects including: Lack of appetite, Headache, Inability to fall asleep and stay asleep, Dry Mouth, Abdominal Pain and Discomfort, Weight Loss, Restlessness.
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