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Insufficient
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.
Insufficiently
Insufficiently In`suf*fi"cient*ly, adv. In an insufficient manner or degree; unadequately.
Sufficiently
Sufficiently Suf*fi"cient*ly, adv. To a sufficient degree; to a degree that answers the purpose, or gives content; enough; as, we are sufficiently supplied with food; a man sufficiently qualified for the discharge of his official duties.
Unsufficient
Unsufficient Un`suf*fi"cient, a. Insufficient. [Obs.]

Meaning of Sufficient from wikipedia

- occur, while a sufficient condition is one that produces the said condition. The ****ertion that a statement is a "necessary and sufficient" condition of...
- In statistics, a statistic is sufficient with respect to a statistical model and its ****ociated unknown parameter if "no other statistic that can be calculated...
- Sufficiently Breathless, the second album by Captain Beyond, was released in 1973 and features a jazzier, smoother sound than its predecessor, reminiscent...
- The principle of sufficient reason states that everything must have a reason or a cause. The principle was articulated and made prominent by Gottfried...
- But Not Sufficient is a 2000 novel aut****d by Eliyahu Goldratt with co-authors Eli Schrangenheim and Carol A. Ptak. Necessary But Not Sufficient is written...
- QNS is a clinical laboratory abbreviation for quantity not sufficient. This indicates that either: There is not enough specimen for the lab tests ordered...
- "Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof" is an aphorism which appears in the Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew chapter 6 — Matthew 6:34...
- These states represent types of personal or collective autonomy. A self-sufficient economy is one that requires little or no trade with the outside world...
- requirement that a patent application disclose a claimed invention in sufficient detail so that the person skilled in the art could carry out that claimed...
- Sufficient Reason (German: Ueber die vierfache Wurzel des Satzes vom zureichenden Grunde) is an elaboration on the classical principle of sufficient reason...