Competency and Insufficiency


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Competency noun – The physical or mental power to do something.
Insufficiency is an antonym for competency.
Nearby Words: competent, competence, competently
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Insufficiency noun – The lack of sufficient ability, power, or means.
Usage example: her alleged insufficiency for the job

Competency is an antonym for insufficiency.
Nearby Words: insufficient, insufficiently
Antonyms for Insufficiency
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Insufficiency and Competency. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 25, from
Competency & Insufficiency. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Nov. 2020. <>.
Insufficiency or Competency. 2016. Accessed November 25, 2020.

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