Antonyms of adj deficient

3 senses of deficient

Sense 1
deficient, lacking (predicate), wanting (predicate) -- (inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting")

INDIRECT (VIA inadequate) -> adequate, equal -- (having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task")

Sense 2
insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient -- (of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds")


Sense 3
deficient, inferior, substandard -- (falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing")

INDIRECT (VIA nonstandard) -> standard -- (conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure")

Similarity of adj deficient

3 senses of deficient

Sense 1
deficient, lacking (predicate), wanting (predicate) -- (inadequate in amount or degree; "a deficient education"; "deficient in common sense"; "lacking in stamina"; "tested and found wanting")
       => inadequate (vs. adequate), unequal -- (lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "inadequate training"; "the staff was inadequate"; "she was unequal to the task")

Sense 2
insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient -- (of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds")
       => depleted, low -- (no longer sufficient; "supplies are low"; "our funds are depleted")
       => inadequate, poor, short -- (not sufficient to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience")
       => lean, skimpy -- (containing little excess; "a lean budget"; "a skimpy allowance")
       => light, scant (predicate), short -- (less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight")
       => shy (predicate) -- (short; "eleven is one shy of a dozen")
          Also See-> meager#1, meagre#1, meagerly#1, stingy#2, scrimpy#1

Sense 3
deficient, inferior, substandard -- (falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing")
       => nonstandard (vs. standard) -- (varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board")

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