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Sufficiency

Suf`fi´cien`cy
n.1.The quality or state of being sufficient, or adequate to the end proposed; adequacy.
2.Qualification for any purpose; ability; capacity.
A substitute or most allowed sufficiency.
- Shak.
I am not so confident of my own sufficiency as not willingly to admit the counsel of others.
- Eikon Basilike.
3.Adequate substance or means; competence.
4.Supply equal to wants; ample stock or fund.
5.Conceit; self-confidence; self-sufficiency.
Sufficiency is a compound of vanity and ignorance.
- Sir W. Temple.
Noun1.sufficiency - sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations; "her father questioned the young suitor's sufficiency"
2.sufficiency - an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose; "enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"
Synonyms: enough
3.sufficiency - the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"
Synonyms: adequacy
Antonyms:
inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
ability, ableness, acceptability, adequacy, adequateness, admissibility, agreeability, caliber, capability, capableness, capacity, competence, efficacy, efficiency, facility, faculty, fairishness, fitness, flair, genius, goodishness, passableness, proficiency, qualification, satisfactoriness, sufficient, susceptibility, talent, tenability, the goods, the stuff, tolerability, tolerableness, unexceptionability, unobjectionability, viability, what it takes
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