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noun, na adjective, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 不足

noun, suru verb, na adjective
  1. insufficiency; deficiency; shortage; lack; scarcity; deficit
noun, na adjective
  1. dissatisfaction; discontent; complaint

Definition and Synonyms for 不足

Disgruntled in a state of sulky dissatisfaction
Synonyms: 不平, 不足
Short not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices
Synonyms: 不足
Deficient of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
Synonyms: 不十分, 不足, 手薄
Poor not sufficient to meet a need
Synonyms: 不十分, 不足, 低い, 貧しい
Lack be without
Synonyms: 不足, 欠く, 欠ける, 欠乏, 欠如
Insufficiency lack of an adequate quantity or number
Synonyms: あくび, 不備, 不全, 不十分, 不完全, 不足, 手薄, , 欠乏, 欠如
Deficit the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
Synonyms: 不足, 欠乏
Scarcity a small and inadequate amount
Synonyms: 不足, 払底, 欠乏
Insufficiency inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
Synonyms: 不足, 機能不全
Want the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
Synonyms: 不足, 乏しい, 払底, 欠乏, 欠如, 欠落
Dearth an acute insufficiency
Synonyms: 不足, 不足前, 品薄, 払底, 欠乏
Shortness the condition of being short of something
Synonyms: 不足
Imperfectness the state or an instance of being imperfect
Synonyms: 不備, 不足
Insufficiency a lack of competence
Synonyms: 不十分, 不足, 不適

Meanings for each kanji in 不足

» negative; non-; bad; ugly; clumsy
» leg; foot; be sufficient; counter for pairs of footwear

Categories 不足 is a member of

State the way something is with respect to its main attributes
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Amount the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
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Insufficiency lack of an adequate quantity or number
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Unfitness lacking the power to perform
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Demand a condition requiring relief
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Want the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
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Failing a flaw or weak point
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 不足

Sample Sentences for 不足

If you are not satisfied with your share, I'll make it a bit more attractive.
The fuel shortage awoke the country to the need for developing atomic energy.
Excuse me. That fare is not enough.
Her genius makes up for her lack of experience.
They employ foreigners because Japanese workers are in short supply.

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