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[dih-fish-uh ns]
noun Obsolete.
  1. deficiency.
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Examples from the Web for deficience

Historical Examples of deficience

  • In mathematics, which I place as a part of metaphysic, I can report no deficience.

    The Worlds Greatest Books, Volume XIII.


  • In poetry I can report no deficience; it has sprung up and spread abroad more than any other kind of learning.

  • Whoever has the care of instructing others, may be charged with deficience in his duty if this book is not recommended.

  • But this misplacing hath caused a deficience, or at least a great improficience in the sciences themselves.