Short and Sufficient


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Short adjective – Not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need.
Usage example: regrettably, the art supplies are short this year, so you'll have to share

Sufficient is an antonym for short in topics: scarce, abrupt, insufficient, crumbly, abridged.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
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Sufficient adjective – Of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant.
Usage example: sufficient food

Short is an antonym for sufficient.
Nearby Words: sufficiency, suffice, sufficiently
Antonyms for Sufficient
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notice short notice sufficient notice
amount short amount sufficient amount
supply short supply sufficient supply
range short range sufficient range
Other nouns: time, length, distance.
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