Insufficiency and Shortage

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

Shortage is a synonym for insufficiency in lack topic. In some cases you can use "Shortage" instead a noun "Insufficiency", when it comes to topics like excess. popular alternative
Nearby Words: insufficient, insufficiently
Synonyms for Insufficiency

Shortage

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Shortage noun – A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: there was a troubling shortage of supplies for the troops overseas this year

Insufficiency is a synonym for shortage in deficiency topic. You can use "Insufficiency" instead a noun "Shortage", if it concerns topics such as amount, excess, scarcity. popular alternative
Nearby Words: short, shorted, shortfall, shorting
Synonyms for Shortage

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severe severe insufficiency severe shortage
apparent apparent insufficiency apparent shortage
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