Synonym of deficient

Alternative for deficient

Adjective

Significantly below an amount or level that is adequate
inadequate faulty flawed poor defective impaired imperfect inferior lacking wanting weak incomplete insufficient scarce short shoddy sketchy unsatisfactory low needing scant scrappy second-rate shy substandard unsound duff exiguous meagre scanty shabby skimpy unsuitable unworthy amiss damaged infrequent injured marred meager rare unassembled underprovided undersupplied unequal unfinished found wanting not enough outta gas second fiddle second string third string not make it leaving much to be desired not cut out for not up to scratch limited sparse paltry negligible measly small in short supply restricted insubstantial thin pathetic little failing piddling too little stingy few and far between slender miserly thin on the ground few minimal spare slight at a premium bare bereft too few modest puny lean light bad slim broken beggarly miserable uncommon sparing destitute diminished reduced inconsiderable missing minus warped below par hard to find blemished skimp hand-to-mouth hard to come by tight devoid pitiful insignificant malfunctioning less trifling cracked scattered sporadic occasional incommensurate rudimentary out of order tiny depleted patchy mean scrimpy nominal bankrupt scratched torn deformed inoperative too small barren mediocre unusual needed seldom seen like gold dust not working unreliable not to be had not functioning unfit sick not to be had for love nor money lousy fallible unfrequent finite seldom found smaller unacceptable feeble invalid dry unsufficient narrow drained without deprived dwindling inappreciable negative bodger buckled non-functioning lacking in petty omitted thinning junk distorted wanting in incorrect short of lame too little too late knackered tenuous partial marginal void lesser in disrepair shortened seldom semioccasional flimsy gone wrong not much cop barely sufficient minor denuded middling free from inexact bereft of deficient in seldom met with lemon frail broken-down botched inconsequential imperceptible minute straggling empty of on the blink tainted destitute of bare of low in numbers out of the ordinary denuded of vacant of lamentable running low unqualified confined diminutive scrimp incapable unample incompetent unfitted low-grade penurious worthless minimum out of chipped little or no hardly any inconsistent unstable sickly weakly nugatory token wispy determinate basic circumscribed defined definite measured mingy average truncated threatened basal coming up short base next to none next to no close not hacking it with an insufficiency jejune dispersed low-quality set ineffectual cut not making it out of the common halting faltering hesitant disjointed sans inaccurate laughable ailing slipshod thinly distributed diffuse low-rent unsaleable unsellable half-pie parsimonious stunted derisory fallacious imprecise wrong erroneous in the minority widely spaced stinted unproductive run-down off crippled crummy tenth-rate below standard immature with too little … with too few … in poor condition rubbish ropy undeveloped disappointing free of at a low level vicious garbage faultful schlocky bottom-of-barrel dud disfigured two-bit subtracting non-fluent low on short-handed short on innocent barren of deprived of depleted of in need of drained of void of bankrupt of unprovided with in a state of disrepair not up to snuff few bugs debased rank unretentive contradictory adulterated awry false malformed blamable confused leaky maimed incoherent bush-league unsatisfying scarcer than hen's teeth absent not good enough nonexistent unrefined not acceptable unpolished not up to standard empty gone unfulfilled cooked away half-baked not up to par burned out in default cut off removed devoid of lower unimportant trivial out of gas not up to expectations secondary non-existent nowhere to be found left out not present not to be found not included left behind subordinate unthinkable unlikely unimaginable subtile outstanding subtle inconceivable strange preeminent magnificent standout rarefied unwonted extraordinary unique singular towering remarkable unheard of attenuate exceptional attenuated isolated recherche buggy slighter not as great declined unsubstantial not so much depressed junior fewer not so great unhealthy subnormal abnormal seconds on the bum

Adjective

Not having all the necessary or appropriate parts
incomplete partial fragmentary fragmental half halfway sketchy patchy bitty unfinished imperfect lacking scrappy inadequate insufficient unpolished incoherent wanting rudimentary piecemeal crude rough defective fragmented untidy fractional part half-done limited abridged disjointed unaccomplished broken uncompleted undone unexecuted unsystematic restricted disconnected not whole not entire qualified uneven slipshod unperformed perfunctory inconsistent superficial unrefined moderate part-way disorganized half-completed half-finished outline broad-brush scattered thumbnail patchwork disorganised discontinuous discrete simple unskillful makeshift skeletal lacking in detail thrown together not concluded not finished partially finished partially complete not completed basic sectional half- inconclusive jumbled in pieces half done rough and ready short undeveloped shortened half-pie unwhole inchoate rude not total curtailed meager expurgated underdone unconsummated meagre immature garbled under construction fitful interrupted erratic intermittent spasmodic disrupted confused unconnected rambling disturbed divided fuzzy ongoing unassembled truncated unfulfilled unconcluded unperfected in progress half-baked in the making not done irregular varying variable awaiting completion unsettled sporadic spotty troubled partially haphazard fitfully gradual intermittently cursory vague skimpy slight disordered disunited imprecise compartmented dismembered dispersed compartmental parceled apportioned frationary constituent segmented by degrees at intervals muddled scanty hurried hasty provisional aimless by fits and starts little by little step by step stage by stage faulty preliminary cobbled together woolly uncritical shallow coarse wooly unclear hazy introductory depthless choppy separated dislocated mixed up wandering without unity displaced split loose directionless parcelled far-out jumpy unorganised spaced-out unattached incohesive jerky out-to-lunch irrational out-of-it cool spacey unorganized disorderly on the back of an envelope

Adjective

Low in quality or below expectations
inferior poor substandard bad unsatisfactory lousy unacceptable wretched subpar suboptimal crummy lame paltry dissatisfactory wanting punk wrong wack crumby bush off sour ill bush-league inadequate mediocre rotten terrible shoddy second-rate below par pitiful deplorable execrable awful rubbish dreadful atrocious appalling imperfect pathetic faulty lamentable low-grade abysmal miserable cheap diabolical junky rubbishy dire third-rate worthless dismal trashy duff grotty defective ropy sorry below standard sad shabby low-rent second-class low-quality disagreeable useless insufficient common below average pants crude not up to snuff two-bit schlocky bargain-basement a load of pants coarse pitiable under par junk subnormal schlock disappointing contemptible nasty not up to scratch direful average poxy dime-a-dozen base weak lemon tawdry bum unsound sub-par abject trumpery flawed gimcrack cheapjack frightful abominable el cheapo hopeless not up to par displeasing middling cruddy cut-rate tatty ordinary from hunger not up to much unexceptional amateurish pedestrian dodgy laughable sleazy tinny woeful cheesy leaving much to be desired poor-quality low-end poorer indifferent downmarket God-awful tenth-rate horrible disgraceful hack lacking jerry-built good-for-nothing déclassé the pits unworthy unsuitable grubby egregious tacky offensive tinhorn no good not much cop careless piddling incompetent low unimpressive unsatisfying distressing damaged disastrous horrendous less-than-stellar insufferable cheapo second rate cheap and nasty ratty cheapie hateful impotent negligent loathsome vile poorly feeble dirty harmful ineffectual trifling pits chronic meager meagre negligible objectionable impermissible intolerable inadmissible inappropriate undesirable ineffective inexpert trivial minimal piss-poor unspeakable horrid not up to standard insignificant bodger weak sauce repulsive damnable garbage distasteful sucky meretricious gross no great shakes strictly for the birds dud beastly not good enough minor league minor-league for the birds kitsch scroungy Brummagem pinchbeck tattered naff brassy small potatoes dime-store a dime a dozen entry-level not satisfying bottom-rung run-down twopenny-halfpenny two a penny rinky-dink crook out of sorts rough sick detestable off colour off-colour unskilful inefficient reduced limited uncomfortable unpleasant slovenly little commonplace revolting insubstantial restricted inappreciable inconsiderable sparing end-of-the-pier desperate very bad repellant repellent half-pie impaired second-best underwhelming dilapidated stupid outrageous unwelcome off-color under-strength second class rancid dissatisfying anticlimactic of a sort yucky unfulfilling hellish disgustful hellacious rebarbative loathly not cutting it flimsy shlocky calamitous seedy hideous ghastly shlock unsightly scabby scummy scurvy gruesome sordid godforsaken mean bathetic failing uninteresting disillusioning insufficiently powered not strong enough low-powered inept broken thin disturbing disconcerting amiss disquieting regrettable unseemly run down down at heel exceptionable insupportable obnoxious improper falling short not all it's cracked up to be reprehensible stinking dubious unreasonable questionable repugnant odious condemnable scurrilous out irremediable indefensible stinky inacceptable unappealing uninviting reject won't do over the fence not on not quite the done thing poor quality half-baked not cricket of poor quality beyond the pale of low quality out of order leaving a lot to be desired underpowered valueless craptacular despicable sneaking gaudy vulgar tasteless showy loud garish brummagem flashy tinsel flash glitzy chintzy ramshackle grungy thrown together dingy brash badly built glaring ostentatious low quality kitschy flamboyant scruffy pretentious squalid nauseating makeshift broken-down skanky harsh obtrusive jazzy sickening ornate glittering flaring flaunting swanky jerrybuilt splashy grim blatant brazen rickety plastic wicked icky cheap-jack tinselly corny insalubrious shocking scandalous foul low-class in bad taste slapdash knocked together raffish disreputable lowbrow scrubby neglected dumpy tumbledown mangy tatterdemalion threadbare timeworn disgusting filthy beat-up bombed-out moth-eaten dog-eared down-at-the-heels down-at-heel extravagant screaming unappetizing nauseous ritzy unpalatable noxious catchpenny malodorous noisome bling-bling unsavoury lurid low cost noisy swank razzle-dazzle smelly rank acrid putrid fetid polluted mephitic pongy whiffy ugly smudged bedraggled stained mucky besmirched yukky befouled smutty unfair blackened miasmal sullied abhorrent evil bemired dusty unclean uncleanly niffy unsportsmanlike black fulsome draggled bitter grimy funky obscene uncongenial unlovely unpleasing unsavory muddy begrimed illegal soiled grievous festy yucko olid foetid poison ungodly unholy slight fragile sick-making off-putting on the nose unfortunate breakable light heartbreaking frail shaky garbagy mournful low-down conspicuous unstable tottery wobbly slipshod bright brilliant superficial seamy slummy unprepossessing fancy rundown scuzzy overdone affected of little value scungy snazzy violent over-bright skeezy faded slimy of no value bilious unattractive limp evil-smelling foul-smelling sickly downer bummer florid godawful over the top of no financial value down and dirty frowzy cheeseball down scale cheap-looking vicious uncultured unfashionable unsophisticated throwaway down-market twopenny delicate no-good unsaleable well below par merciful dowdy overwrought bad quality unsubstantial fakey of negligible value dishonest crooked smirched worn tired inglorious unhappy crass meritless bold expensive tinpot downscale melancholy without value worse pizazzy glittery pizzazzy fancy-pants nifty moving compassionate afflicted stirring beggarly joyless commiserative tearful arousing suffering rueful piteous sorrowful heartrending distressed touching comfortless affecting cheerless poopy would fetch nothing bling sporty of no worth of little worth nickel-and-dime blameworthy overwhelming unbearable dishonourable dishonorable horrifying dolorous afflictive opprobrious sparkling in poor taste gay of little financial value theatrical dumbed down ill-constructed over-elaborate specious sham OTT ruthful splendiferous colorful pizzazz frou-frou chichi blah dicty superfly colourful pzazz diddly grody not good erroneous ten a penny gussied up putting on the ritz dislikable outmoded out-of-date stodgy frumpy untidy unbecoming waxy poky unkempt messy sloppy bad news fallacious not the best raunchy Daliesque clinquant twee camp artificial mod posturing gimmicky

Adjective

Not having or showing the necessary skills to do something successfully
incompetent incapable inept unfit unfitted inexpert unable useless bungling ineffectual blundering unprofessional floundering ineffective inferior substandard unqualified unskilful unskilled cowboy incapacitated lacking lacking ability unsuitable wanting amateurish cack-handed clumsy ham-fisted inadequate inapt inefficient no good pathetic skill-less unproficient unskillful amateur awkward bush-league disqualified helpless hopeless ineligible inexperienced insufficient maladroit raw unadapted unapt unequipped unhandy uninitiated untrained not good enough undependable unreliable a dead loss less capable not much cop leaving much to be desired not equal to not have it not up to it not up to scratch not up to snuff out to lunch not cut out for unable to do something for toffee lousy impotent powerless defective unequal unsatisfactory bad imperfect poor faulty duff weak not much chop no great shakes improper unproductive inappropriate not proper inefficacious ill-suited futile incompatible unadvantageous broken flimsy limited inconsistent worthless unsuited junk inapposite unacceptable unseemly unbefitting infelicitous untoward wrong perverse malapropos inadequate for ineligible for objectionable not qualified ill-suited to unsuitable for unequipped for unfitted for unprepared for inappropriate to undesirable ill-adapted unworthy inapplicable not designed not designed for unsuited to ill-adapted to incongruous feeble unfitting unbecoming undue irrelevant uncalled-for clashing unhappy dissonant out of character unmatched amiss incorrect disagreeable disparate indecorous inadmissible jarring inharmonious out of place out of keeping unseasonable discrepant interfering senseless dissident discordant graceless disproportionate losing dependent frail naive uncool butterfingers inproficient vulnerable not up to not equal to something not up to something out of one's depth not know one's arse from one's elbow unequal to the task

Adjective

Pertaining to or resembling someone very stupid
idiot idiotic stupid slow dense dim dull dumb naive simple thick crass dopey dozy gullible imbecilic stolid witless brainless cretinous daft obtuse unintelligent doltish fatuous foolish woodenheaded birdbrained thickheaded simple-minded half-witted dim-witted slow-witted thick-witted slow on the uptake very stupid mindless moronic vacuous unsmart oafish opaque empty-headed weak-minded ignorant vapid dull-witted lamebrained boneheaded dunce-like simpleminded chuckleheaded lamebrain bonehead gormless knuckleheaded pinheaded dorky airheaded inane lunkheaded dunderheaded softheaded senseless dopy imbecile soft unthinking bubbleheaded thick-headed brain-dead silly blockheaded unreasoning mentally deficient wooden-headed not intelligent thick as two short planks fat-headed mentally handicapped pea-brained stupefied addle-brained nitwitted hebetudinous dummy insensate sluggish laughable shortsighted puerile out to lunch goofy dimwitted feebleminded halfwitted asinine dippy muttonheaded clottish blockish loggerheaded cloddish bovine as thick as two short planks thick-skulled crazy dof dotish not the full shilling barmy pig-ignorant wooden soft in the head unwise nonsensical half-baked thoughtless imprudent dotty ridiculous chowderheaded absurd glaikit injudicious ill-advised harebrained unreasonable ill-considered damfool daffy mad nutty wacky indiscreet irrational tomfool preposterous divvy inept reckless ludicrous irresponsible insane rash lunatic pointless foolhardy crackpot featherheaded incautious short-sighted scatterbrained hare-brained jerky cuckoo kooky dead from the neck up illogical loony zany sappy feather-brained crackbrained loopy fool screwy immature impolitic braindead whacky risible giddy batty balmy looney clueless kookie screwball cockeyed uneducated flighty scatty misguided improvident childish unsound vacant illiterate impractical feeble-minded shallow uncomprehending lumpish idiotical unschooled weak meaningless inappropriate untaught dappy careless backward cockamamy imperceptive inadvisable featherbrained unlearned nonliterate unconsidered unreasoned futile nonrational negligent insensitive hasty unread derisible benighted untutored unlettered fantastic uninformed frivolous analphabetic unaware uninstructed torpid cockamamie superficial hebete inexperienced lethargic green pie-faced potty retarded impulsive heedless dizzy fruitless ill-judged without thought clownish unmindful rude unenlightened trifling empty blind heavy credulous unresponsive unsophisticated farcical bizarre nerdy unearthly innocent inconsistent undesirable unfortunate unintellectual numskulled boorish vain wishy-washy Boeotian unscholarly slow on uptake know-nothing not with it in the dark risky wet behind the ears purposeless rattlebrained surd invalid notional boobish fallacious buffoonish unperceptive unimaginative underdeveloped ill-mannered erratic unstable undeveloped callow anencephalic anencephalous tearaway lifeless inert derisive derisory comical thick-skinned idiotish squirrelly duncelike madcap worthless dark phlegmatic placid numbskulled slumberish comatose smoothbrained limited pathetic log-headed feeble inanimate somnolent soppy ignoramus fatheaded impassive outrageous deranged purblind not bright donkeyish obstinate forgetful neglectful fanciful fantastical extravagant impracticable sheepheaded infantile inactive listless unknowing unwitting ditzy skittish unworkable unpractical ill-conceived insipid flat innocuous mooning daydreaming inattentive spaced-out out moony thick as mince slothful chowderhead as daft as a brush off-the-wall poor incompetent nescient oblivious muddle-headed unreal foolishly stupid untrained unknowledgeable feather-headed devoid of intelligence incognizant insensible unacquainted out of it smooth-brained bad aberrant crackers mental bone-headed nuts cracked wild bonkers addle-pated unconscious pea-brain undiplomatic brash indelicate graceless tactless wrong-headed unworldly lacking knowledge unqualified mentally slow cock-eyed overhasty unconversant ill-informed uninitiated a brick short of a load as green as grass two sandwiches short of a picnic glib simplistic schematic lightweight insubstantial trivial incongruous flakey flaky facile frothy flimsy cursory surface sketchy oversimplified uncritical hollow skin-deep petty piddling one-dimensional paltry

Adjective

Having no use, purpose or reason
worthless valueless useless futile pointless ineffectual meaningless unavailing paltry trifling empty ineffective nugatory unproductive fruitless inferior no use defective hollow inadequate inconsequential insubstantial measly miserable poor senseless trashy trivial unsatisfactory banal chaffy insignificant junky lame negligible nickel-and-dime no-good null pathetic petty poxy rubbishy silly unimportant unusable vain wanky wretched bootless inutile of no benefit pants piddling to no avail unfructuous abandoned barren bogus counterproductive ignoble mediocre nothing profitless rubbish sterile unessential unprofitable waste not much cop two a penny a dead loss a dime a dozen not worth a hill of beans idle unsuccessful inefficacious abortive otiose purposeless hopeless aimless in vain impotent inept inefficient feckless failed incompetent weak to no effect to no purpose good-for-nothing of no use unrewarding feeble powerless unfruitful thwarted lazy non-successful unpurposed wasted needless irrelevant apathetic spiritless of no avail without rhyme or reason impractical no good purportless lousy vapid hamstrung inexpedient foiled slothful indolent inoperative frivolous irresponsible unambitious doomed shiftless without success insufficient unenterprising no dice unable lifeless unnecessary inane scrap expendable motiveless impracticable unremunerative spineless superfluous baulked unprolific bungled frustrated incapable unfit unavailable balked void no-account indecisive Sisyphean limited on a treadmill uninspiring lacklustre not worth the candle lackluster thankless unworkable footling nonfunctional unreasonable unfunctional misfired rambling mindless unreal dysfunctional dallying nonsensical dry goalless unsuitable forlorn vacuous vacant delusive unsubstantial stupid disadvantageous defeated disastrous unhelpful exhausted casual loafing redundant botched lost forceless withered neutralized defeasible neutralised innocuous anticlimactic of no value broken gainless inapt drifting for nought ne'er-do-well impuissant pyrrhic unsalable specious uneconomic failing throwaway insincere groundless scant absurd unserviceable objectless cheap bungling miscarried stillborn nonpractical emasculate slack-spined dead of no earthly use unimpressive time-wasting baseless insipid rotten unuseful inoperable insane fatuous no-win misleading unnotable puny slight shuck delusory frustaneous unlucrative wandering nonproductive uncreative slow unyieldly blocked wasteful ruined spoiled unfounded save one's breath no go no way not effective unanimated lustreless listless muted unneeded resultless dull sorry Pyrrhic nongermane for naught not useful pitiful adrift boring going nowhere spoilt lacking foundation not a prayer in vicious circle not needed stale spinning one's wheels wild goose chase invertebrate no good to gundy bad woeful tame messed up uninteresting helpless impossible lamentable deplorable meagre despicable contemptible without grounds without foundation arid tedious flat commonplace not pertinent wet not serious null and void dreary drab unstimulating prosaic monotonous humdrum witless indiscriminate designless thoughtless illogical irrational wanton ill-fated bleak flaccid unmeaning unsound ill-suited inappropriate unsuited unfilled clear pitiable crummy sad unskillful unskilled desultory brainless random lackadaisical flimsy junk not proper unadvantageous inconsistent not good enough incompatible improper beyond remedy unachievable despaired of fustian reckless incautious uncareful carefree careless unreliable wild inexpert unskilful ridiculous floundering undirected haphazard shameful disgraceful dishonourable dishonorable meager unused unwanted inproficient bum unproficient wishy-washy uncalled for uncalled-for hit-or-miss lethargic improvident excess deceitful unindustrious dubious dishonest suspicious slack laggard directionless inattentive lagging unenergetic untrustworthy workshy devious procrastinating unmotivated lacking ability extra supernumerary leftover spare remaining discarded surplus left over effete soft nerveless weak-kneed wimpish wimpy cowardly weakling chicken characterless milk-and-water namby-pamby limp-wristed timid timorous bland irresolute enervated frail weakened yellow-bellied half-hearted unassertive unconvincing boneless craven gutless lily-livered faint-hearted thin wussy sissified sissy uninspired yellow implausible pale unimaginative flabby etiolated bloodless wavering vacillating faltering anemic anaemic abject drossy base disorganized pallid vigourless stymied halfhearted disorganised hindered stonewalled obstructed cramped inactive shallow niggling picayune minute nominal piddly pimping piffling inconsiderable peanut limp meek weak-willed fickle passive off jejune dithering fouled up flavourless watered-down flavorless sapless languid non-functioning indeterminate pusillanimous undetermined fallible de minimis Mickey Mouse unlikely transparent chicken-hearted corruptible supine hemming and hawing waffling undependable yielding unsure foolish half-baked easily led weedy not in use out of use silent turned off not working out of service hard to swallow faulty unpersuasive hard to believe unpleasing drippy nerdy daft chicken-livered pigeon-hearted fearful poor-spirited candy-assed

Adjective

Not conclusive, not leading to a conclusion
inconclusive ambiguous indecisive unsettled vague indeterminate indefinite open uncertain undetermined debatable moot unconfirmed unconvincing undecided unproved unresolved groundless inadequate incomplete lacking proving nothing questionable resolving nothing uneventful unfateful unfinished unfounded unsatisfactory unsatisfying unsound leaving matters open left hanging not yet established up in the air still open to doubt still open to question unclear borderline equivocal unsure in doubt dubious unknown chancy dubitable iffy clouded open to debate disputable doubtful arguable pending doubtable open to question in limbo unfixed controversial problematical contentious inexact suspect unpredictable problematic unsolved dodgy unanswered ongoing confused open to doubt to be decided in a state of uncertainty up for grabs in a state of limbo betwixt and between in question anxious worried apprehensive concerned disquieted troubled queer shaky suspicious shady fishy disputed vexed pendent waffling open-ended not decided unspecified undefined ambivalent confusing conflicting contradictory speculative undependable settling nothing paradoxical double-edged hazy contingent in the balance in no man's land not definite touch-and-go irresolute unconcluded imprecise uncounted unstipulated two-edged yet to be decided borderless unstated uncategorized indeterminant unclassified general controvertible negotiable perplexing riddling subject to debate puzzling issuable unestablished contestable mootable on ice a moot point a controversial subject a live issue a matter of opinion in dispute bone of contention on the back burner between rock and hard place touch and go the jury's out up for discussion between sixes and sevens tentative enigmatic obscure hypothetical conjectural unascertained indistinct hesitant suppositional wavering unproven theoretical flimsy cryptic academic notional apocryphal vacillating unreliable open to discussion opaque ill-defined presumptive on thin ice contended abstruse inexplicit enigmatical arcane uncommitted uncompleted hanging of two minds insecure open to argument at risk unverified unprovable marginal spurious occult dicey untrustworthy unforeseeable hairy incalculable risky mysterious not obvious unfinalized under examination hanging by a thread precarious sketchy murky hidden nebulous under advisement shadowy undisclosed supposed assumed improbable unlikely indistinguishable concealed putative implausible unrealistic fanciful blear unthinkable incredible preposterous fantastic imagined ridiculous absurd unbelievable academical presumed conjectured theoretic unapt hesitating cagey unreal imaginary loath sceptical reticent indisposed far-fetched unconvinced disinclined concocted conditional conjecturable refutable presupposed provisory guessed made up casual assumptive stochastic suppositious proposed pretending postulated long shot fat chance distrustful reluctant loth leery cagy difficult to believe hard to swallow beyond the bounds of possibility scarcely credible unsavoury skeptical trustless diffident fly-by-night unsavory questioning unassured mistrustful untrusty in a quandary in a dilemma in two minds on the horns of a dilemma

Adjective

Having distinct limits or boundaries

Adjective

Extremely poor and lacking the means to provide for oneself
destitute impoverished penniless poor impecunious indigent poverty-stricken needy insolvent distressed pauperized beggared penurious beggarly broke deprived dirt-poor hard-pressed hard up ruined skint strapped disadvantaged necessitous boracic down and out down-and-out famished flat broke in need in want needful short threadbare badly off in reduced circumstances in straitened circumstances moneyless on the breadline boracic lint busted divested flat pinched stony stony broke stripped totaled up against it low-income on your uppers stone broke strapped for cash without a bean without a sou without two farthings to rub together dead broke deprived of devoid of dirt poor in Queer Street on skid row played out wiped out without a brass farthing in need of on the rocks without a red cent as poor as a church mouse without two pennies to rub together underprivileged bankrupt cleaned out unable to make ends meet in penury out at elbows out of pocket down on one's luck bust down at heel without a penny without two brass farthings to rub together unprosperous homeless short of money in the red reduced depressed bad off wanting lacking in debt fortuneless stony-broke unable to keep the wolf from the door straitened truly needy tapped out in Chapter 11 vagrant shabby without two pennies farthings to rub together on the streets broken bankrupted unlucky unfortunate low meager meagre suffering derelict clean on your beam-ends empty-handed rundown have-not low-paid neglected struggling behind eight ball on one's uppers cashless in distress handicapped in the gutter on the bread line on one's beam ends without a shot in one's locker poor as a church mouse out of money stone-broke unfavored crippled severe difficult extremely poor workless unemployed laid off jobless between jobs redundant living rough sleeping rough idle scanty unaffluent requiring help of no fixed address of no fixed abode in distressed circumstances unmoneyed impencunious stranded out of a job resting signing on indebted base overdrawn empty hurting sterile down to last cent on the dole miserably poor very poor financially poor in reduced discriminated against vile unprivileged in dire circumstances in great need over a barrel on last leg without a dime wretched despicable mean beaten vagabond defeated outcast finished denuded bereft on the wallaby track hindered impaired down to last penny forlorn squalid miserable pathetic shoddy foul sordid without a penny to your name dispossessed ill-fated hapless ill-starred pitiful unpleasant abject without money on the skids out of funds in the poorhouse on one's beam-ends craptastic without a penny to one's name contemptible in financial difficulties not having two pennies to rub together not having two farthings to rub together in a bad way financially distressed financially embarrassed without means of support short of cash in dire straits slummy seedy ghetto ghost shanty run down run-down failed skid row spent smashed gone under in arrears owing money in administration belly up in receivership exhausted lost depleted gone bust in Carey Street out of business gone to the wall in the hands of the receivers cleared out economically deprived financially disadvantaged down-at-heel economically disadvantaged liquidated defaulting foreclosed collapsed undone unable to pay one's debts financially ruined belly-up in Chapter 13 taken to the cleaners

Adjective

Deficient in something needed or usual
absent abstracted distracted preoccupied absent-minded blank vague empty vacant absorbed daydreaming dreamy musing oblivious inattentive unconscious unaware unheeding bemused careless distrait dreaming negligent absentminded faraway heedless inadvertent neglectful thoughtless unthinking vacuous wool-gathering far away unmindful unobservant bare devoid hollow minus omitted somewhere else lost in thought miles away in a brown study not with us in short supply engrossed distant woolgathering forgetful lost scatterbrained pensive removed thoughtful rapt scatty out to lunch ditzy brooding remote mooning airheaded moony insensible detached diverted withdrawn agitated intent distraught immersed spacey inclined to forget disregardful worried inconscient not there wrapped up apt to forget immersed in thought deep in thought unfocused pipe dreaming a million miles away in a world of your own indifferent unseeing insensitive unconcerned frantic frenzied hysteric hysterical delirious out in space beside oneself gone wrapped-up spellbound deep taken up fascinated caught up anxious asleep engaged bugged elsewhere surroundings idle hung up absentee space cadet goofing off unaware of events regardless inobservant unobserving unwatchful unperceiving undiscerning unnoticing apathetic bored listless dozy head in the clouds with a memory like a sieve with a mind like a sieve confused lacking concentration not concentrating off-guard slapdash slipshod lax puzzled bewildered off in a world of one's own perplexed flustered troubled disconcerted ruffled discomposed out of it looking out window amnemonic having a memory like a sieve inattentive to slack remiss in asleep on the job wandering indifferent to negligent about nirvanic not on the job remiss about unwitting oblivious to like an absent-minded professor sloppy remiss lax about pestered mystified nonplussed harassed befuddled tormented fazed confounded hassled speculative sidetracked at sea meditative reflective ruminative intangible unreal misty shadowy fantastic chimerical phantasmagoric dreamlike phantasmagorical not with it beautiful otherworldly excellent astral unsubstantial mythical introspective marvelous superb illusory imaginary whimsical nightmarish wistful immaterial introvertive marvellous in a flap driven to distraction in a reverie with your head in the clouds out of this world dizzy silly in a daze giddy disorganized birdbrained baffled empty-headed erratic in a dream feather-headed feather-brained unreliable muddled disoriented dazed disorganised slaphappy discombobulated muddleheaded unsystematic dippy dappy goofy featherbrained stumped ditsy addled irrational disorientated harebrained flighty woolly-headed pixillated mixed-up pixilated muzzy addlepated shell-shocked punchy zonked-out dopey spaced-out punch-drunk spacy zonked dopy at a loss with one's head in the clouds at sixes and sevens muddle-headed spaced out amnesic amnesiac confusional mixed up undependable frivolous unhinged unbalanced demented unglued frothy lightheaded puerile irresponsible light-headed madcap futile yeasty light-minded all at sea unsound senile stupid illogical bird-brained psychotic deranged unstable crazy unsettled out-of-joint whacko captivated mesmerized consumed addle-brained glassy-eyed shot to pieces screwy not knowing if one is coming or going shook up with Alzheimer's disease fouled up unscrewed ignorant entranced involved hooked intrigued riveted not thinking clearly gripped occupied submerged enthralled entranced by in a world of one's own preoccupied by bound-up up to here mesmerised head over heels fascinated by distracted by eat sleep and breathe riveted by taken up by captivated by all wound up enthralled by spellbound by stupefied stunned fuddled thrown dumbfounded clueless shaken flummoxed bushed unnerved discomfited addle astonished bamboozled spaced befogged astounded raddled fogged bedeviled floored beaten shaken up mazed wildered taken aback thrown off balance bedevilled fuzzy

Adjective

(of a fabric) Made of light material
thin delicate fine flimsy sheer diaphanous filmy gossamer translucent airy ethereal gauzy light lightweight transparent chiffony floaty insubstantial lacy skimpy threadlike chiffon gossamery pellucid tiffany unsubstantial cobwebby fragile gauzelike limpid lucid permeable refined slight subtile subtle ultra-fine very thin see-through gossamer-like wispy feathery frail silky exquisite gossamer-thin dainty soft transpicuous papery clear fluffy fine-spun wafer-thin elegant silken frothy translucid fine-grained tenuous loose floating porous impalpable graceful shimmering vaporous tissuelike feeble crystalline sleazy gauze-like crystal clear paperlike finespun floatable lucent crystal liquid papyraceous powdered quality powdery granular little slender small pulverized dusty minute poor inadequate weak paltry plain cottony chartaceous crystal-clear downy pure beautiful nuanced paper pulverous pulverulent pulverised lovely choice paper-thin recherche fine-drawn summery superfine frangible fibrous cobweb cobweblike glassy flyaway wisplike nebulous smooth intricate bubbly foamy spongy nice cardboard glossy iridescent detailed vitreous hyaline cellophane incorporeal flossy buoyant pillowy puffy weightless atmospheric gentle feather-like cut-rate slapdash superficial tacky meager unsound rinkydink infirm defective meagre decrepit filigree ultra-thin neat pretty fairy aerial rarefied frilly open house of cards trim petite intangible shadowy understandable slim charming tasteful otherworldly ghostly waiflike unworldly wraithlike vapory gaseous eerie comprehensible intelligible meshy dinky rare select unambiguous perspicuous perceptible coherent luminous vivid clear-cut luculent explicit bright direct sharp simple distinct ornate lacelike lace-like patterned fancy netlike net net-like straightforward cute sweet attractive comely bonny darling superior delightful fair well-made deft tender precious pleasing obvious definite clear as day

Antonym of deficient

deficient Idiom, Proverb

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