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sufficient

suf·fi·cient

sufficient

 
 
pronunciation:
s fI shnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: enough; adequate.
They didn't have sufficient evidence to convict him of the crime.Have you packed sufficient clothing for your trip?
synonyms:
adequate, enough, satisfactory
antonyms:
deficient, inadequate, insufficient, wanting
similar words:
acceptable, all right, ample, comfortable, competent, passable, plenty
derivation: sufficiently (adv.)
Word Parts
The word sufficient contains the following part:
fac, fic, fec, fact, fect Latin root that means make, do
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This root is also the origin of the suffixes "-fy, -ify, -efy" and "-ification, -efaction".