- Also called: insufficience. the state of being insufficient
- (pathology) failure in the functioning of an organ, tissue, etc ⇒
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, short supply
Example Sentences Including 'insufficiency'
"It is the very insufficiency of domestic laws that brought the indigenous people to the UN in the first place," Mr. Mackenzie said.
Globe and Mail (2003)
A study published in The Lancet in 1996 examined 240 patients with chronic venous insufficiency causing severe leg oedema.
Cleve paused, grinning, as though he might include me in his account of the insufficiency of intelligence.
Franco suffered another bout of cardiac insufficiency on 24 October.
He banged the receiver against the outer glass panel, and only caused scratches, which appalled him with his own insufficiency.
The Last Raven
However, is the ICD a pure anomaly born out of the inefficiency, and insufficiency , of the banking system?
Business Today (1996)
The inspector considered that there was an insufficiency of health considerations.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
When the condition is long-standing, it is often a sign of a condition known as chronic venous insufficiency.
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