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insufficiency

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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

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2 the lack of sufficient ability, power, or means
  • her alleged insufficiency for the job

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The first known use of insufficiency was in 1526

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“Insufficiency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/insufficiency. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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