Un-sufficing

suffice

[suh-fahys, -fahyz]
verb (used without object), sufficed, sufficing.
1.
to be enough or adequate, as for needs, purposes, etc.
verb (used with object), sufficed, sufficing.
2.
to be enough or adequate for; satisfy.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English sufficen < Latin sufficere to supply, suffice, equivalent to suf- suf- + -ficere, combining form of facere to make, do1; replacing Middle English suffisen < Old French < Latin, as above

unsufficing, adjective
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suffice (səˈfaɪs)
 
vb
1.  to be adequate or satisfactory for (something)
2.  (takes a clause as object) suffice it to say that let us say no more than that; I shall just say that
 
[C14: from Old French suffire, from Latin sufficere from sub- below + facere to make]
 
suf'ficer
 
n

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suffice
early 14c., from stem of O.Fr. souffire "be sufficient," from L. sufficere "supply, suffice," from sub "up to" + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Phrase suffice it to say (late 14c.) is a rare surviving subjunctive.
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