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  • adv. not sufficiently

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an insufficient manner or degree; unadequately.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an insufficient manner; inadequately; with lack of ability, skill, or fitness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. to an insufficient degree


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insufficient +‎ -ly


  • Somebody could make the argument that the Israelis went in insufficiently armed.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pollak on Uniquely Israeli Stupidity

  • In an appearance in Rock Hill, S.C., Mr. Gingrich said Republicans can't defeat President Barack Obama with a candidate like Mr. Romney, whom he called insufficiently conservative.

    Candidates Brace for Brawl in South Carolina

  • In the meantime, if we are to avoid the real harm that over-exposure to the sun can cause, we have little choice but to select among sunscreen formulations — all of which contain insufficiently tested ingredients — hoping that whatever we do is better than the burn.

    Environmental Defense Fund: Burning Questions - Are Sunscreens Containing Nanomaterials Safe?

  • As I have pointed out here before, much philosophical thinking is grounded in insufficiently considered metaphors.

    I read this in the Spectator ...

  • The near-transparent skin insufficiently separates the inside of the body from the outside, hinting at the noisome scandal of the feces 'exteriorization of the body's interior processes.

    Patriarchal Fantasy and the Fecal Child in Mary Shelley's _Frankenstein_ and its Adaptations

  • The situation which I have outlined very briefly and insufficiently is puzzling enough, and I know that the questions which you would ask me might be these: How is it that a cabinet of presidential appointments, the members of which are not even members of the Reich-stag, can govern a country so entirely against the will of a large, perhaps the largest, part of the nation, against the strongest party in the Reichstag-and what has that cabinet or that form of government achieved to justify its existence?

    The New Germany

  • Although an agent with a dynamic choice problem can often be described as insufficiently resolute, she is normally guided by her preferences or her evaluation of the options she faces.

    Dynamic Choice

  • For instance, over here, we've got an elephant-footed, hardball-playing trustee who, when he isn't taking the lowest of roads (stationing guards at polling places, nixing study-abroad programs to score cheap political points and punish noisy critics, etc.), he's praying to the Lord or calling insufficiently pure Republicans "whores."

    Dissent the Blog

  • Booker, for example, finds Gilbert Sorrentino hopeless, his "mere rule breaking for the sake of rule breaking" insufficiently "transgressive in a genuine political sense, i.e. challenging existing dominant ideologies in a way that contributes to the process of social change."

    Politics and Literature

  • I am curious as to how "insufficiently" conservative her opponents will be, and get endlessly flogged on the site.

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