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in·ad·e·quate

inadequate

 
 
pronunciation:
In ae d kwiht
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not enough; not good enough.
She brought an inadequate amount of food to the picnic.He failed the test because his answers were inadequate.
synonyms:
deficient, insufficient, lacking, short, unsatisfactory
antonyms:
adequate, enough, good, satisfactory, sufficient
similar words:
defective, flawed, imperfect, incapable, incompetent, incomplete, inferior, meager, poor, scarce, shy
derivations: inadequately (adv.), inadequacy (n.), inadequateness (n.)
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