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  Definition of insufficiency
  1. lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
  2. (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
  3. a lack of competence; "pointed out the insufficiencies in my report"; "juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in the parents"
Similar Words: inadequacy, deficiency

 

Hyponyms: meagerness, meagreness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, exiguity, deficit, shortage, shortfall, scarcity, scarceness, coronary insufficiency, cardiac insufficiency, renal insufficiency

 

 
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