Insufficiently



[in-suh-fish-uh nt] /ˌɪn səˈfɪʃ ənt/

adjective
1.
not sufficient; lacking in what is necessary or required:
an insufficient answer.
2.
deficient in force, quality, or amount; inadequate:
insufficient protection.
/ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənt/
adjective
1.
not sufficient; inadequate or deficient
adj.

late 14c., from Old French insufficient (14c.), from Latin insufficientem (nominative insufficiens) “insufficient,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + sufficientem (see sufficient). Originally of persons, “inadequate, unable;” of things, from late 15c. Related: Insufficiently.

insufficient in·suf·fi·cient (ĭn’sə-fĭsh’ənt)
adj.

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