deficient
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈfɪʃənt/
Adjective

deficient

  1. Lacking something essential; often construed with in''.
  2. Insufficient or inadequate in amount.
  3. (mathematics) Of a number n, Having the sum of divisors σ(n)<2n, or, equivalently, the sum of proper divisors (or aliquot sum) s(n).
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