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1. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required.

Synonyms

  • shortfall
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • oxygen deficit
  • deficiency

Antonyms

  • sufficiency
  • abundance
  • satisfactoriness
  • ability

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)

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Rhymes with Deficit

  • cassatt
  • cohasset
  • complicit
  • corset
  • cosset
  • dulcet
  • dusett
  • exit
  • explicit
  • explicite
  • facet
  • faucet
  • illicit
  • implicit
  • knesset
  • knesset
  • knesset
  • lancet
  • missett
  • multifacet

How do you pronounce deficit?

Pronounce deficit as ˈdɛfəsət.

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How do you spell deficit? Is it defecit ?

A common misspelling of deficit is defecit

Sentences with deficit


1. Noun, singular or mass
Either way, you're looking at a deficit of fuel and a lean condition.

Quotes about deficit


1. It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you, rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit.
- Eartha Kitt

2. If you're a nobody, just imagine a lot of celebrities are in love with you. Narcissism is the best cure for attention deficit disorder.
- Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic

2. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing.

Antonyms

  • wealth

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)

3. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period).

Synonyms

  • liabilities
  • budget deficit

Antonyms

  • have
  • include
  • despair

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)

4. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning.

Synonyms

  • deficiency
  • want

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • dissuade
  • stingy

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)
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