In`suf*fi"cient(?), a. [L. insufficiens, -entis. See In- not, and Sufficient.]
1. Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate to any need, use, or purpose; as, the provisions are
insufficient in quantity, and defective in quality. "Insufficient for His praise."
2. Wanting in strength, power, ability, capacity, or skill; incompetent; incapable; unfit; as, a person insufficient to discharge the duties of an office.
Syn. -- Inadequate; scanty; incommensurate; unequal; unfit; incompetent; incapable; inefficient.
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