1‘she has a vitamin deficiency in her diet’
insufficiency, lack, shortage, want, dearth, inadequacy, deficit, shortfall
scarcity, scarceness, scantiness, paucity, absence, undersupply, sparseness, deprivation, meagreness, shortness
rare exiguity, exiguousness
2‘the team's big deficiency was in the front five’
defect, fault, flaw, imperfection, weakness, weak point, weak spot, inadequacy, shortcoming, limitation, failing
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.