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insufficient


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Insufficient  \In`suf*fi"cient\,  a.  [L.  insufficiens,  -entis.  See 
  {In-}  not  and  {Sufficient}.] 
  1.  Not  sufficient;  not  enough;  inadequate  to  any  need  use 
  or  purpose;  as  the  provisions  are  insufficient  in 
  quantity,  and  defective  in  quality.  ``Insufficient  for  His 
  praise.''  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  Wanting  in  strength,  power,  ability,  capacity,  or  skill; 
  incompetent;  incapable;  unfit;  as  a  person  insufficient 
  to  discharge  the  duties  of  an  office. 
 
  Syn:  Inadequate;  scanty;  incommensurate;  unequal;  unfit; 
  incompetent;  incapable;  inefficient. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insufficient 
  adj  :  of  a  quantity  not  able  to  fulfill  a  need  or  requirement; 
  "insufficient  funds"  [syn:  {deficient}]  [ant:  {sufficient}] 




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