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Synonyms for insufficient
ˌɪn səˈfɪʃ əntin·suf·fi·cient

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. insufficientadjective


  2. insufficientadjective

    Not sufficient.


Princeton's WordNet4.7 / 3 votes

  1. insufficient, deficientadjective

    of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

    "insufficient funds"

    lacking(p), deficient, wanting(p), inferior, substandard

    enough, adequate, comfortable, sufficient, decent

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. insufficientadjective

    inadequate, incompetent, unequal, incapable, unfit, not sufficient

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. insufficientadjective

    inadequate, deficient, incommensurate, lacking

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  1. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    We are in favor of a solid agreement ... for now there remain difficulties, there has been progress but as far as the volume, checks and duration of the envisaged commitments are concerned, the situation is still insufficient, so there is more work to be done.

  2. Samuel Butler:

    Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    Is this new pick going to double down on an insufficient response and a flawed strategy?

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day.

  5. Edwin Choon Wyn Lim:

    But there is insufficient evidence to suggest that Kinesio taping is better at reducing pain when compared to other treatment approaches.

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