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insufficiencynoun absence, dearth, deficiency, deficit, depletion, emptiness, exhaustion, exiguity, falling short, fewness, inadequacy, incompetence, incompleteness, inopia, lack, need, not enough, paucity, scantiness, scantness, scarcity, short fall, short measure, short supply, shortage, shortcoming, sparseness, stint, too few, want
Associated concepts: insufficiency of evidence, insufficiency of law to support a verdict
See also: abortion, dearth, defect, deficiency, deficit, delinquency, demand, detriment, disability, disadvantage, disqualification, failure, fault, handicap, immateriality, impotence, inability, incompetence, indigence, inefficacy, market, need, paucity, privation
INSUFFICIENCY. What is not competent; not enough.