HyperDic: insufficient

English > 1 sense of the word insufficient:
ADJECTIVEallinsufficient, deficientof a quantity not able to fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement
insufficient > pronunciation
Soundsihnsahfih'shahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > insufficient: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningOf a quantity not able to fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement.
Example"insufficient funds"
Synonymdeficient
Attribute ofquantityAn adequate or large amount
Narrowerdepleted, lowno longer sufficient
inadequate, poor, short, jejunenot sufficient to meet / meet a need
lean, skimpyContaining little excess
light, scant, shortless than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
shyshort
See alsomeager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
OppositesufficientOf a quantity that can fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
Spanishdeficiente, insuficiente
Catalandeficient, insuficient
Nounsinsufficiencylack of an adequate quantity or number
Adverbsinsufficientlyto an insufficient degree

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