Speak and write with confidence.

To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (adjective) deficient

Synonyms: wanting, lacking, deficient Definition: inadequate in amount or degree Usage: a deficient education; deficient in common sense; lacking in stamina; tested and found wanting

Hypernyms: unequal, inadequate Definition: lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task Usage: inadequate training; the staff was inadequate; she was unequal to the task

Synonyms: substandard, deficient, inferior Definition: falling short of some prescribed norm Usage: substandard housing

Hypernyms: nonstandard Definition: varying from or not adhering to a standard Usage: nonstandard windows; envelopes of nonstandard sizes; nonstandard lengths of board

Synonyms: deficient, insufficient Definition: of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement Usage: insufficient funds

Hypernyms: low, depleted Definition: no longer sufficient Usage: supplies are low; our funds are depleted

Hypernyms: inadequate, poor, short Definition: not sufficient to meet a need Usage: an inadequate income; a poor salary; money is short; on short rations; food is in short supply; short on experience

Hypernyms: skimpy, lean Definition: containing little excess Usage: a lean budget; a skimpy allowance

Hypernyms: light, scant, short Definition: less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so Usage: a light pound; a scant cup of sugar; regularly gives short weight

Hypernyms: shy Definition: short Usage: eleven is one shy of a dozen