inadequate definition

  • adjective:
    • maybe not adequate to meet a need or meet a requirement; inadequate.
    • perhaps not sufficient; unequal to the purpose; inadequate; deficient; since, inadequate sources, energy, conceptions, representations, etc.
    • Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient
    • lacking the prerequisite characteristics or sources to meet up with a job
    • perhaps not sufficient to meet a necessity
  • others:
    • maybe not sufficient; maybe not corresponding to requirement; insufficient to effect the end desired; partial; disproportionate; faulty.
    • Synonyms Incommensurate, incompetent.

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