Usage examples for deficient

  1. Left alone, Ulyth sat down with extreme caution on the deficient camp- stool and surveyed the situation.  For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  2. After all is said and done the average human being is a gambler and likes long odds, and Bob's prospective clients were not so deficient in intelligence as in ready cash.  The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  3. Have the English been found so deficient in spirit compared with other nations?  Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge