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Insufficiency

In`suf`fi´cien`cy
n.1.
1.The quality or state of being insufficient; lack of sufficiency; deficiency; inadequateness; as, the insufficiency of provisions, of an excuse, etc.
The insufficiency of the light of nature is, by the light of Scripture, . . . fully supplied.
- Hooker.
2.Lack of power or skill; inability; incapacity; incompetency; as, the insufficiency of a man for an office.
Noun1.insufficiency - a lack of competence; "pointed out the insufficiencies in my report"; "juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in the parents"
Synonyms: inadequacy
2.insufficiency - (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
3.insufficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
Antonyms:
adequacy, sufficiency - the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"

INSUFFICIENCY. What is not competent; not enough.

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