Poor and Sufficient


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Poor adjective – Less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable.
Usage example: a poor crop because of the drought this year

Sufficient is an antonym for poor in topics: meagre, unfortunate, weak, deficient, lacking sufficient money.
Nearby Words: poorly, poorness
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Sufficient adjective – Of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant.
Usage example: sufficient food

Poor is an antonym for sufficient in enough topic.
Nearby Words: sufficiency, suffice, sufficiently
Antonyms for Sufficient
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understanding poor understanding sufficient understanding
ability poor ability sufficient ability
reputation poor reputation sufficient reputation
control poor control sufficient control
Other nouns: luck, range, damage, skills.

Both words in one sentence

  • Videogame / Stardew Valley However, Marnie's affair with Lewis dominates her life, and Shane's working and drinking himself to death, which is why poor Jas is so self-sufficient.
  • Heartbroken Badass While the betrayal of his former Padawan is probably already sufficient to qualify, in the Expanded Universe poor Obi-Wan Kenobi goes through this no fewer than three times!
  • Weapon of Mass Destruction The three that detonated in the USnote the other four targeted on US cities failed to detonate due to poor maintenance were sufficient cause for the election of President Buckman, who later nuked almost all Islamic holy cities in retaliation for the various attacks on the US over the years.
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