Thesaurus / insufficiency

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But a serious drawback is the insufficiency and uncertainty of the rain supply.

In the former an insufficiency of air causes excess of carbon in the kiln and the absorption of oxygen from the glaze.

But he was forced to admit to himself the insufficiency of that reason; it was too palpably false.

The Three Black PennysJoseph Hergesheimer

And then the vanity of it, the cruelty and insufficiency of it!

The ManxmanHall Caine

The class is asked to give instances tending to prove the insufficiency of the proposed formula.

These attempts bear witness to the prevailing sense of the insufficiency of current schemes of life.

Still, by investigating the general conditions of proof, he sets every man upon his guard against the insufficiency of evidence.

LogicCarveth Read

My failure to get marks in the written examination had only been equalled by the insufficiency of my practical work.

Tono BungayH. G. Wells

Whence came this insufficiency in life—this instantaneous turning to decay of everything on which she leant?

Madame BovaryGustave Flaubert

Owing to the insufficiency of the number of surviving stretcher bearers, the evacuation of the wounded was exceedingly difficult.

The Story of the "9th King's" in FranceEnos Herbert Glynne Roberts

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