1. sufficient

adjective. ['səˈfɪʃənt'] of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant.


  • quantity
  • comfortable
  • adequate
  • enough
  • ample


  • meager
  • improper
  • improperly
  • indecorous


  • sufficiens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Sufficient

  • beneficent
  • proficient
  • inefficient
  • coefficient
  • omniscient
  • deficient
  • efficient

How do you pronounce sufficient?

Pronounce sufficient as səˈfɪʃənt.

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How do you spell sufficient? Is it sufficiant ?

A common misspelling of sufficient is sufficiant

Sentences with sufficient

1. Adjective
A rag and a bucket of warm water with mild soap is sufficient.

Quotes about sufficient

1. Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises.
- Samuel Butler

2. Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
- William Pollard

3. A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
- Stendhal

2. self-sufficient

adjective. ['ˌsɛlfsəˈfɪʃənt, ˌsɛlfsəˈfɪʃɪnt'] able to provide for your own needs without help from others.


  • independent
  • self-sustaining


  • joint
  • unfree
  • nonworker


  • self- (English)
  • sufficient (English)
  • sufficiens (Latin)