Insufficiency

Definition of Insufficiency

In`suf`fi´cien`cy
n.1.
1.The quality or state of being insufficient; lack of sufficiency; deficiency; inadequateness; as, the insufficiency of provisions, of an excuse, etc.
The insufficiency of the light of nature is, by the light of Scripture, . . . fully supplied.
- Hooker.
2.Lack of power or skill; inability; incapacity; incompetency; as, the insufficiency of a man for an office.

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