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Entry Word: sufficiency
Function: noun
Text: the quality or state of meeting one's needs adequately <the sufficiency of the portions is such that you will leave the restaurant with a full stomach but without doggie bags>
Synonyms acceptability, adequacy, satisfactoriness
Related Words appropriateness, correctness, fitness, goodness, properness, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitableness; bountifulness, copiousness; excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplus; abundance, amplitude, plenitude, plenty
Near Antonyms lack, want; dearth, shortage; meagerness, paucity, poorness, poverty, rareness, rarity, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, skimpiness; necessity, need, privation
Antonyms inadequacy, insufficiency