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Synonyms for sufficiency
səˈfɪʃ ən si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sufficiency(noun)

    sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations

    "her father questioned the young suitor's sufficiency"

    Synonyms:
    enough, adequacy

    Antonyms:
    deficiency, insufficiency, inadequacy

  2. enough, sufficiency(noun)

    an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose

    "enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"

    Synonyms:
    enough, adequacy

    Antonyms:
    inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency

  3. sufficiency, adequacy(noun)

    the quality of being sufficient for the end in view

    "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"

    Synonyms:
    adequateness, enough, adequacy

    Antonyms:
    inadequacy, insufficiency, deficiency

Wiktionary

  1. sufficiency(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sufficience

  2. sufficiency(noun)

    Quality or condition of being sufficient.

    Synonyms:
    sufficience

  3. sufficiency(noun)

    An adequate amount.

    Synonyms:
    sufficience

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sufficiency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    adequacy, enough, competence, plenty, ample supply

  2. sufficiency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ability, qualification, capacity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sufficiency(n)

    Synonyms:
    enough, adequacy, competence

    Antonyms:
    insufficiency, inadequacy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sufficiency":

    adequacy, self-sufficiency, kefaya, complacency, solvency

How to pronounce sufficiency?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#963enough
#17656adequacy
#21787sufficiency
#40731solvency
#42263complacency

How to use sufficiency in a sentence?

  1. Ken Cuccinelli:

    The principle driving it is an old American value and that's self-sufficiency.

  2. Ken Cuccinelli:

    The principle driving it is an old American value and that's self-sufficiency, it will also have the long-term benefit of protecting taxpayers by ensuring people who are immigrating to this country don't become public burdens, that they can stand on their own two feet, as immigrants in years past have done.

  3. Yang Shuangquan:

    In offshore oil drilling we'd like to cut the reliance on imports by improving the self-sufficiency, (The plan) draws up... major development projects for the oil industries in exploiting natural gas, shale gas and offshore oil. The latter two will remain as China's strategic moves to ensure energy supply.

  4. Pamela Wheelock:

    We need to have enough information about a suspect so that somebody can reasonably use that information to help keep themselves safe, unless we have a sufficiency of information, we’re not actually going to use any suspect information.

  5. Krijn Poppe:

    You see in a lot of countries there is interest in local production. In Russia it's influenced by a self-sufficiency policy, with Saudi Arabia it's driven by food security.


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