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Not enough; inadequate,
  1. Not enough; inadequate
    • - there was insufficient evidence to convict him

  1. of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds"
  2. (insufficiently) to an insufficient degree; "he was insufficiently prepared"
  3. (insufficiency) a lack of competence; "pointed out the insufficiencies in my report"; "juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in the parents"
  4. (insufficiency) (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
  5. (insufficiency) lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
  6. (Insufficiency) a valve deformity that allows the blood to leak backwards when the valve is closed.
  7. (Insufficiency) An illusion that there is not enough of something including money, love, God, food, land, etc.
  8. (Insufficiency) blood flows backward (wrong direction) in the vein.
  9. The "Insufficient" section on your degree progress report displays courses that have not received any credit. Refer to the Grade Table for descriptions (See Academic Policies) of the various insufficient grades.
  10. A soldered connection where the conductors have the appearance of being tinned and wetted together without an adequate solder fillet; or there is incomplete coverage of one or more of the metal surfaces being joined.
  11. rational evidence: Evidence is rational if it is not based on prejudice and there is good support for it. Prejudices are based on evidence that is not rational or on evidence that has no good support, and in both cases often involves a considerable amount of wishful thinking.