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Meaning of "suffisance" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SUFFISANCE

suffisance  [ˈsʌfɪzəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUFFISANCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Suffisance is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SUFFISANCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of suffisance in the English dictionary

The first definition of suffisance in the dictionary is a sufficiency, a sufficient or abundant quantity or supply. Other definition of suffisance is competency, sufficient ability. Suffisance is also fulfilment, fullness, contentment, satisfaction or a source thereof.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUFFISANCE


chevisance
ˈtʃɛvɪzəns
cognisance
ˈkɒɡnɪzəns
cognizance
ˈkɒɡnɪzəns
complaisance
kəmˈpleɪzəns
defeasance
dɪˈfiːzəns
incognisance
ɪnˈkɒɡnɪzəns
incognizance
ɪnˈkɒɡnɪzəns
malfeasance
mælˈfiːzəns
misfeasance
mɪsˈfiːzəns
multipresence
ˌmʌltɪˈprɛzəns
nonfeasance
ˌnɒnˈfiːzəns
omnipresence
ˈɒmnɪˈprɛzəns
pleasance
ˈplɛzəns
Pleasence
ˈplɛzəns
presence
ˈprɛzəns
recognisance
rɪˈkɒɡnɪzəns
recognizance
rɪˈkɒɡnɪzəns
recusance
ˈrɛkjʊˌzəns
telepresence
ˈtɛlɪˌprɛzəns
usance
ˈjuːzəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUFFISANCE

suffice
suffice it to say that
sufficer
sufficience
sufficiencies
sufficiency
sufficient
sufficient condition
sufficient reason
sufficiently
sufficingness
suffix
suffixal
suffixation
suffixion
sufflate
sufflation
suffocate
suffocating
suffocatingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUFFISANCE

advance
brisance
conversance
counterfeisance
displeasance
Early Renaissance
feasance
High Renaissance
impuissance
menaissance
nuisance
obeisance
photoreconnaissance
public nuisance
puissance
reconnaissance
reconnoissance
renaissance
the Early Renaissance
the High Renaissance
the Renaissance

Synonyms and antonyms of suffisance in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «suffisance» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUFFISANCE

Find out the translation of suffisance to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of suffisance from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «suffisance» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

suffisance
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

suffisance
570 millions of speakers

English

suffisance
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

suffisance
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

suffisance
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

suffisance
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

suffisance
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

suffisance
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

suffisance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesanggupan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

suffisance
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

suffisance
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

suffisance
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Suffisance
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

suffisance
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

suffisance
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Sufficiency
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

suffisance
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

suffisance
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

suffisance
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

suffisance
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

suffisance
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

suffisance
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

suffisance
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

suffisance
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

suffisance
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of suffisance

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUFFISANCE»

The term «suffisance» is regularly used and occupies the 107.450 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUFFISANCE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «suffisance» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «suffisance» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about suffisance

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUFFISANCE»

Discover the use of suffisance in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to suffisance and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Lexical Concordance to the Works of Geoffrey Chaucer: S-T
RomC 6743 Sufficiantly al his lyvyng, sufficith — 'suffisen v. suffisance — ' suffisaunce n. suffisant — 'suffisaunt adj. suffisantly — 'suffisauntli adv. suffisaunce n. [ <MED>; <OED> s.v. suffisance] sufficiency, satisfaction; source of satisfaction, ...
Akio Oizumi, Geoffrey Chaucer, 2003
2
Reading Montaigne
II choisit le plus bel endroit et milieu de chaque paroy, pour y loger un tableau elaboure de toule sa suffisance; et, le vuide tout au tour, il le remplit de cro1esques, qui sout peintures fantasques, n'ayant grace qu'en la variete et estranged.
Dikka Berven, 1995
3
Oeuvres de Denis Diderot
naturelle. DenisDiderot De la suffisance de la religion naturelle DIDEROT DE LA SUFFISANCE DE LA RELIGION NATURELLE 1. La religion naturelleest l' ouvragede Dieuoudes hommes. Des hommes : vous ne pouvez le dire, puisqu' elle est ...
Denis Diderot
4
Sublimity and Skepticism in Montaigne and Milton
In "De 1'institution" Montaigne characterizes education as the development of suffisance (capacities). (When, for example, Montaigne recommends modesty in conversation, he says that a child should be raised "[A] a estre espargnant et ...
David Louis Sedley, 2005
5
Remembering Boethius: Writing Aristocratic Identity in Late ...
In contrast with the 'suffisance' of others, his own lack of autonomy is perceived as a disturbance in the natural order that must be rationalised: 'The bird, the best, the fisch eke in the see, /They lyve in fredome, euerich in his kynd. /And I a man, ...
Dr Elizabeth Elliott, 2013
6
Nouveau Dictionnaire François-Anglois, Et Anglois-François: ...
Avoir suffisance de vivres , To have provisions enough. t Qui n'a suffisance n'a rien (quelques biens que possède un homme , s'il ne fait pas s'en contenter , il est aussi malheureux qui s'il n'avoït rien) He thaï has not enough for his demands  ...
Louis Chambaud, Jean B. Robinet, 1776
7
The Condition of Women in France: 1945 to the Present - A ...
Tout à l'heure, il s'agissait d'appeler les partenaires à un don généreux et sans réserve, mais ailleurs ce libre consentement doit être précedé d'une suffisance parfaite de chacun: qui done jamais passa de la suffisance à l'amour? Ce livre est ...
Claire Laubier, 2003
8
Sources of the Boece
"Ajustons donques a suffisance et a puissance reverance, si que nous jugons que ces trois chosez soient une seule chose." 30 "Certez, ajustons li seurement, se nous voulons recognoistre verité." "Que dis tu donques?" dist elle. "Juges tu que ...
Tim William Machan, Alastair J. Minnis, 2005
9
Diderot and Lessing as Exemplars of a Post-Spinozist Mentality
He demands that the Bible be subjected to rational analysis if it is to be accepted as divinely inspired and so indicates his belief that revealed religion can only be validated if in conformity with natural religion. As a result, De la suffisance de la ...
Louise Crowther, 2010
10
Learn to Speak Like the French: French Idiomatic Expressions
to put on airs / look high and mighty faire preuve de suffisance / se donner des airs de suffisance / faire des façons to put on side / show off**; like to stand out prendre des airs supérieurs / crâner*; aimer se donner du genre he likes running the ...
Arnold Borton, Henri Mauffrais, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUFFISANCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term suffisance is used in the context of the following news items.
1
La suffisance du banquier pourrait-elle vaciller ?
Un cabinet de consultants demande à des non-banquiers d'apporter leur regard pour réfléchir à la banque de demain et à son modèle de management, quel ... «AgoraVox, Jul 15»
2
Tennis - Wimbledon : Serena Williams refuse le piège de la …
L'insatiable Serena Williams refuse de «regarder derrière» pour éviter de tomber dans le piège de la «suffisance», a-t-elle déclaré samedi après avoir remporté ... «La Voix du Nord, Jul 15»
3
VIDEO. Jacob s'attaque à Valls : "Votre arrogance et votre suffisance
"Quand comprendrez-vous que votre arrogance et votre suffisance insupportent au plus haut point les Français", a-t-il lancé. "Votre bilan catastrophique devrait ... «Francetv info, Jun 15»
4
Les Incroyables Comestibles, figures de l'auto-suffisance alimentaire
Mouvement anti-crise inspiré par la ville anglaise de Todmorden et son modèle d'auto-suffisance alimentaire, les Incroyables Comestibles et leur concept de ... «Essonne Info, Jun 15»
5
Entre fulgurance et (in)suffisance
VIDEO FOOT - Victorieux à Montpellier (2-1), le PSG est assuré de remporter le cinquième titre de champion de France de son histoire, et le troisième d'affilée. «L'Équipe.fr, May 15»
6
Foot - L1 - - Hubert Fournier: «Beaucoup trop de suffisance et d …
On a lâché prise, on a affiché beaucoup de trop de suffisance et d'insuffisances durant l'ensemble de la rencontre. En seconde période, il y a eu un petit regain, ... «L'Équipe.fr, May 15»
7
Julien Audy (La Rochelle): "Nous avons fait preuve de suffisance à …
Selon lui, l'ASR a fait preuve de suffisance et aurait dû décrocher la victoire. "Nous avons joué un rugby trop facile. Nous n'avons pas su appliquer la stratégie ... «Rugbyrama.fr, May 15»
8
LOSC / RC Lens : Girard ne veut pas faire "preuve de suffisance
"Ne faisons pas preuve de suffisance", a exhorté vendredi René Girard, l'entraîneur de Lille (8e), qui reçoit Lens dimanche dans un derby qui pourrait être ... «Francetv info, May 15»
9
Ignorance, suffisance et décadence
Il n'a pas l'air d'un mauvais bougre, Daniel Cohn-Bendit. On pourrait même avancer que plus le temps passe, plus il a l'air pépère.Encore convient-il de toujours ... «AgoraVox, Apr 15»
10
La corruption, triomphe de la suffisance de l'homme
Mais « la suffisance de l'homme n'est jamais abstraite. Ce type de souci de soi se concentre sur un trésor qui subjugue, enserre dans ses filets et finalement ... «La Croix, Apr 15»

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