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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sufficientlyadverb

    to a sufficient degree

    "she was sufficiently fluent in Mandarin"


  1. sufficientlyadverb

    In a sufficient manner; enough.

    Once we had eaten and drunk sufficiently, we padded off to sleep.

  2. sufficientlyadverb

    To a sufficient extent.

    We wanted to build a tepee, but we couldn't find sufficiently long sticks.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sufficientlyadverb

    to a sufficient degree; to a degree that answers the purpose, or gives content; enough; as, we are sufficiently supplied with food; a man sufficiently qualified for the discharge of his official duties

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sufficiently' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3704

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sufficiently' in Adverbs Frequency: #264

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sufficiently in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sufficiently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sufficiently in a Sentence

  1. Sir John Vanbrugh:

    Virtue is its own reward. There's a pleasure in doing good which sufficiently pays itself.

  2. Rachel Lance:

    The pressure wave from the explosion was transmitted into the submarine. It was sufficiently large that the crew were killed.

  3. California Rep. Maxine Waters:

    It's become clear that Wall Street derivatives trading has not yet been sufficiently reigned in by our regulators.

  4. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    It's a little rich for someone who has made that declaration that somehow the president has not been sufficiently committed to defending the Everglades from the causes of climate change.

  5. David Norquist:

    You sort of had to get the ritual joke out of the way, but everyone who dealt with it, when they saw the information understood, it is sufficiently credible [ and ] we need to find out why.

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