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  • n  a lack of competence
  • n  (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
  • n  lack of an adequate quantity or number

  • Christopher Morris VII for PTI For scholars of the presidency, Kennedy's failure to scuttle or fix the ill-conceived invasion of Cuba is a classic case of the insufficiency of .
  • Christopher Morris VII for PTI For scholars of the presidency, Kennedy's failure to scuttle or fix the ill-conceived invasion of Cuba is a classic case of the insufficiency of .
  • And they would scarcely agree with his humble self-assessment of "failures" and "insufficiency.
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  • Eckhart Tolle in New York Times
    The ego always wants something from other people or situations,Mr. Tolle writes. "There is always a hidden agenda, always a sense of 'not enough yet,' of insufficiency and lack that needs to be filled."
  • Gianfranco Fini in Taipei Times
    Gianfranco Fini, head of the right-wing National Alliance, said Prodi's speech was of "disconcerting insufficiency [because he] was afraid of irritating a single senator."
  • Sergei Mironov in ITAR-TASS
    Today, April 23, at 15:45 Moscow time, Russia's first President Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin died at the Central Clinical Hospital. : The death was caused by the progressing cardiovascular polyorganic insufficiency,the head of the presidential...

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