sufficiently

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sufficient +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

sufficiently (comparative more sufficiently, superlative most sufficiently)

  1. (manner) In a sufficient manner; enough.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 2, The Celebrity:
      Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke. [] A silver snaffle on a heavy leather watch guard which connected the pockets of his corduroy waistcoat, together with a huge gold stirrup in his Ascot tie, sufficiently proclaimed his tastes.
    Once we had eaten and drunk sufficiently, we padded off to sleep.
  2. (degree) To a sufficient extent.
    We wanted to build a tepee, but we couldn't find sufficiently long sticks.

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 13:28