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What does "Sufficiency" mean?

Definition

(n.) Adequate substance or means; competence (n.) Conceit; self-confidence; self-sufficiency (n.) Qualification for any purpose; ability; capacity (n.) Supply equal to wants; ample stock or fund (n.) The quality or state of being sufficient, or adequate to the end proposed; adequacy


Synonyms enough, adequacy


Example: "He questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence" Example: "Her father questioned the young suitor's sufficiency" Example: "There is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"


Word Family insufficiency