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Definition of Sufficient

Sufficient

  1. Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the country.
  2. Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.
  3. Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.
  4. Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content.

Sufficient Quotations

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

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.
Khalil Gibran

Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
Thomas Jefferson

I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
Aristotle
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Sufficient Translations

sufficient in Afrikaans is genoeg
sufficient in Dutch is genoeg, voldoende
sufficient in French is suffisant, passable
sufficient in Norwegian is nok
sufficient in Portuguese is suficiente
sufficient in Spanish is suficiente

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