insufficiently


insufficiently

adjective

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

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.

adj.

  1. Not sufficient.
  2. Incapable of proper functioning.

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