Origin of insufficient
Examples from the Web for insufficiently
He has since been considered increasingly politically vulnerable after Cruz attacked him as insufficiently conservative.
In response, Smith quit the party in a huff that July, trashing it as insufficiently principled on his way out the door.
In the Tea Party era, the GOP has become too revolutionary and insufficiently conservative.Obamacare Ruling: Peter Beinart on the Favor Justice Roberts Did the Right|Peter Beinart|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Each of the above candidates was preemptively attacked as insufficiently conservative by some corner of the movement.GOP Would Have Had Better Shot in 2012 With Center-Right Pols Like Christie|John Avlon|December 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The police forces are understaffed, insufficiently trained, and ill-equipped.
Du Sellier did not get very far, as the weather was very cold and he was insufficiently prepared.The Escaping Club|A. J. Evans
On the whole it must be concluded that the theory is insufficiently supported by the evidence.Private Sex Advice to Women|R. B. Armitage
It was the story of brave men bravely led but insufficiently equipped.Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed.|Calvin Coolidge
His work is ingenious, learned, and suggestive, but in his day the facts of ancient mythology were insufficiently known.Introduction to the History of Religions|Crawford Howell Toy
I know that I lounged about the streets, insufficiently and unsatisfactorily fed.The Personal History of David Copperfield |Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for insufficiently
Word Origin and History for insufficiently
late 14c., from Old French insufficient (14c.), from Latin insufficientem (nominative insufficiens) "insufficient," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + sufficientem (see sufficient). Originally of persons, "inadequate, unable;" of things, from late 15c. Related: Insufficiently.