Part of speech:
Not sufficient; inadequate.
Barely or not quite enough; somewhat less in size, fullness, etc. than is needed; scanty
The definition of defective is something or someone that is imperfect or that doesn't work properly.
The definition of disproportionate is not in proportion.
The definition of excess is something that is extra.
Not capable of accomplishing anything
Extremely scanty; meager.
The definition of futile is something that won't succeed or is unimportant.
Not finished or complete; lacking in something
Unable to engage in sexual intercourse, esp. because of an inability to have or sustain an erection
Lacking a part or parts; not whole; not full
Not effective; not producing the desired effect; ineffectual
Permissible or properly belonging
Extending or traveling not far or not far enough:
Not up to some standard; inadequate in some essential
Below the required standard; unqualified:
The definition of unqualified is something that is complete and total.
The definition of incapable is not having the ability, strength or legal qualification to do something.
Lacking in strength of body or muscle; not physically strong
Small in force, intensity, etc.; weak
Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
Done routinely and with little interest or care:
The definition of scant is barely sufficient or available only in very small quantities.
Insufficient; not enough
Lacking force or volume:
A scarce supply; a lack:
Inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally:
(Usage Problem) Susceptible to action or treatment:
Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
The definition of scarce is a situation where there is too little of something or where something exists only in very small numbers.
Not having a sufficient or specified amount, as of money:
Located or situated on a lower level or beneath something else:
Of a witness, that he or she is not permitted to testify, on the grounds that his or her testimony is not relevant or is subject to some other disqualification.
Lacking strength or power; helpless and totally ineffectual.
The definition of poor is having little money or belongings, or lacking something.
The definition of enough is something that is just what you need and nothing more.
The definition of sufficient is enough or as much as is needed.
Filled up; brimming over:
Having or showing ability or achievement in a specified field:
Not commensurate; disproportionate:
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