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See definition of sufficing on Dictionary.com
  • as inadequate
  • as indecent
  • as inenough
  • as insatisfactory
  • as insufficient

synonyms for sufficing

  • acceptable
  • capable
  • competent
  • decent
  • fair
  • satisfactory
  • sufficient
  • suitable
  • tolerable
  • equal
  • all right
  • comfortable
  • commensurate
  • passable
  • requisite
  • unexceptional
  • unobjectionable
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antonyms for sufficing

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  • inadequate
  • inappropriate
  • incapable
  • incompetent
  • inept
  • insufficient
  • intolerable
  • poor
  • unable
  • unacceptable
  • unsatisfactory
  • unsuitable
  • inferior
  • unequal
  • unfit
  • unqualified
  • useless
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How to use sufficing in a sentence

At any time, a vessel becalmed is considered a very sufficing reason for swearing by those who are on board of her.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
It was Emma's seventh child, but the ever sufficing mother-love looked from her eyes undimmed, limitless as the air.
OTHER MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADSHAMLIN GARLAND
The bell was a rather clumsy, yet sufficing device that young Dawson had attached to the wireless telegraph apparatus.
THE MOTOR BOAT CLUB AND THE WIRELESSH. IRVING HANCOCK
Perhaps a few only of the males, as in our cattle, were suffered to become adult, one male sufficing for many females.
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
But the book is another sufficing proof that the male sex has no monopoly of humour.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, APRIL 16, 1919VARIOUS
To Thoreau the Earth was a kind and gracious sister; to Jefferies an all-sufficing mistress.
THE VAGABOND IN LITERATUREARTHUR RICKETT
But in Richard she was shy of the bleak isolation, the self-sufficing, the hard, chill core.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
It will, therefore, not be necessary to go much into detail, a brief summary sufficing.
PUNCH'S ALMANACK FOR 1890VARIOUS
They were then finishing the labeling of the papers for Paris circulation; 20,000 copies scarcely sufficing for the supply.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1850.VARIOUS
The manor was almost entirely self-sufficing; of necessity, for towns were few and distant, and the roads to them bad.
A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLISH AGRICULTUREW. H. R. CURTLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUFFICING

  • acceptable
  • all right
  • capable
  • comfortable
  • commensurate
  • competent
  • decent
  • equal
  • fair
  • passable
  • requisite
  • satisfactory
  • sufficient
  • sufficing
  • suitable
  • tolerable
  • unexceptional
  • unobjectionable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.