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insufficiency

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of insufficiency

  1. 1 a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number dealt with the school's insufficiency of art supplies by buying materials out of her own pocket Synonyms of insufficiency crunch, dearth, deficit, drought (also drouth), failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, deficiency, lack, lacuna, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, wantWords Related to insufficiency absence, omission; meagerness, poorness, skimpiness; necessity, need, privationNear Antonyms of insufficiency bountifulness, copiousness; excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplusAntonyms of insufficiency abundance, adequacy, amplitude, opulence, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency, wealth

  2. 2 the lack of sufficient ability, power, or means her alleged insufficiency for the job Synonyms of insufficiency impotence, inadequacy, incapability, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, ineptitude, inability, powerlessnessWords Related to insufficiency disqualification, inaptitude; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, inefficiencyNear Antonyms of insufficiency aptitude, bent, endowment, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; effectiveness, effectualness, efficaciousness, efficiency; fitness, suitability, suitableness; potency, power, puissance, sinew, strengthAntonyms of insufficiency ability, adequacy, capability, capacity, competence, competency, potency



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