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insufficiency

Roget-categorie 640

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.2. Prospective volition
›› 5.2.2. Subservience to ends

#640. Insufficiency

zelfstandig naamwoord

insufficiencyinadequacy, inadequatenessincompetence etc. (impotence) 158deficiency etc. (incompleteness) 53imperfection etc. 651shortcoming etc. 304paucitystintscantiness etc. (smallness) 32none to spare, bare subsistence.
scarcity, dearthwant, need, lack, poverty, exigencyinanition, starvation, famine, drought.
dole, mite, pittanceshort allowance, short commonshalf rationsbanyan day.
emptiness, poorness etc. adj. — depletion, vacancy, flaccidityebb tidelow watera beggarly account of empty boxes" [Romeo and Juliet]; indigence etc. 804insolvency etc. (nonpayment) 808.

werkwoord

be insufficient etc. adj. — not suffice etc. 639come short of etc. 304run dry.
want, lack, need, requirecaretbe in want etc. (poor) 804, live from hand to mouth.
render insufficient etc.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

drain of resources, impoverish etc. (waste) 638stint etc. (begrudge) 819put on short allowance.
do insufficiently etc. adv. — scotch the snake.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

insufficient, inadequatetoo little etc. 32not enough etc. 639unequal toincompetent etc. (impotent) 158weighed in the balance and found wanting —" perfunctory etc. (neglect) 460 deficient etc. (incomplete) 53wanting, etc. v. — imperfect etc. 651ill-furnished, ill-provided, ill-stored, ill-off.
slack, at a low ebbempty, vacant, bareshort of, out of, destitute of, devoid of, bereft of etc. 789denuded ofdry, drained.
unprovided, unsupplied, unfurnishedunreplenished, unfedunstored, untreasuredempty-handed.
meager, poor, thin, scrimp, sparing, spare, stintedstarved, starvinghalfstarved, famine-stricken, famishedjejune.
scant etc. (small) 32scarcenot to be had, not to be had for love or money, not to be had at any pricescurvystingy etc. 819at the end of one's tetherwithout resources etc. 632in want etc. (poor) 804in debt etc. 806.

bijwoord

insufficiently etc. adj. — in default of, for want offailing.

uitdrukking

semper avarus eget [Lat.] [Horace].



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