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in·suf·fi·cien·cy

 (ĭn′sə-fĭsh′ən-sē)
n. pl. in·suf·fi·cien·cies
1. The quality or state of being insufficient, especially:
a. Inadequate supply: an insufficiency of funds.
b. Inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally: cardiac insufficiency.
c. Moral or mental incompetence.
2. A failing; an inadequacy: pointed out the insufficiencies in my report.

insufficiency

(ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsɪ)
n
1. Also called: insufficience the state of being insufficient
2. (Pathology) pathol failure in the functioning of an organ, tissue, etc: cardiac insufficiency.

in•suf•fi•cien•cy

(ˌɪn səˈfɪʃ ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. deficiency in amount, force, power, competence, or fitness; inadequacy.
2. an instance of this.
3. inability of an organ or other body part to function normally.
Sometimes, in`suf•fi′cience.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insufficiency - a lack of competence; "pointed out the insufficiencies in my report"; "juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in the parents"
failing, weakness - a flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
2.insufficiency - (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
inability, unfitness - lacking the power to perform
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
cardiac insufficiency, coronary insufficiency - inadequate blood flow to the heart muscles; can cause angina pectoris
3.insufficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
amount - the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
exiguity, leanness, meagerness, meagreness, scantiness, scantness, poorness - the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot
deficit, shortage, shortfall - the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit"
scarceness, scarcity - a small and inadequate amount
slenderness - the quality of being slight or inadequate; "he knew the slenderness of my wallet"; "the slenderness of the chances that anything would be done"; "the slenderness of the evidence"
adequacy, sufficiency - the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"

insufficiency

noun shortage, lack, deficiency, want, poverty, inadequacy, short supply, scarcity, dearth, paucity, scantiness, inadequateness Late miscarriages are not usually due to hormonal insufficiency.

insufficiency

noun
Translations
عَدَم كفاءَه، عدَم اهليَّه
nedostatek
utilstrækkelighed
skortur; ófullkomleiki
yetersizlik

insufficiency

[ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsɪ] Ninsuficiencia f

insufficiency

n (of supplies)Knappheit f, → unzureichende Menge; (of sb’s work)Unzulänglichkeit f

insufficiency

[ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃnsɪ] ninsufficienza

insufficient

(insəˈfiʃənt) adjective
not enough. The prisoner was released because the police had insufficient proof of his guilt.
ˌinsufˈficiently adverb
ˌinsufˈficiency noun

in·suf·fi·cien·cy

n. insuficiencia, falta de;
adrenal ______ suprarrenal;
cardiac ______ cardíaca;
coronary ______ coronaria;
hepatic ______ hepática;
mitral ______ mitral;
pulmonary valvular ______ pulmonar-valvular;
renal ______ renal;
respiratory ______ respiratoria;
valvular ______ valvular;
venous ______ venosa.

insufficiency

n insuficiencia; adrenal (aortic, venous, etc.) — insuficiencia suprarrenal (aórtica, venosa, etc.)
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