What is the opposite of sufficient?

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Adjective
(also used as determiner) Opposite of enough to meet a need or purpose
“The amount of food we have is insufficient in comparison to the number of guests we are expecting.”
Adjective
Opposite of adequate or acceptable
Adjective
Opposite of a hefty amount or abundant
“Only an insignificant amount of the mass of the atom is associated with electrons.”
Adjective
Opposite of large in magnitude or number
“In an age where little was attempted beyond the registration of fact, he had reached the conception of history.”
Adjective
Opposite of suitable or moderately good
“These personal attacks are unfitting for a person of his stature and unacceptable for a world leader.”
Adjective
Opposite of tolerably acceptable in standard
“Our customers know they can depend on us to maximize their resources and deliver a superior level of support.”
Adjective
Opposite of sufficient to work with at a basic level
“It is an impressive feat, but one wonders why anyone would waste their time learning an impractical skillset.”
Adjective
Opposite of of the proper quality or extent
Adjective
Opposite of having or including many small details or features
“The pamphlet provides only a concise description of the available features.”
Adjective
Opposite of displaying outstanding skill, knowledge, or experience in a given field
“If you had an incompetent employee who was costing you money and butchering important relationships, wouldn't you want to know?”
Adjective
Opposite of having a persuasive effect
“The speaker's words were highly uncompelling in motivating the crowd to take action.”
Adjective
Opposite of average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree
“We have great respect for them as a company.”
Adjective
(of a lifestyle) Opposite of not having financial stress
“He admits that he made some crucial mistakes in life which led him to be financially bare.”
Determiner
Opposite of a sufficient amount of
“Your experience in this field is insufficient for this role.”
Pronoun
Opposite of a sufficient or adequate quantity or amount
“Unfortunately, there is insufficient to go around!”
Pronoun
Opposite of a large or sufficient amount or quantity
“David didn't like the feeling of helplessness, but there was little he could do about it.”
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