Inadequacy

  • 141depression — /dəˈprɛʃən / (say duh preshuhn) noun 1. the act of depressing. 2. the state of being depressed. 3. a depressed or sunken place or part; a hollow. 4. dejection of spirits. 5. Psychology a state of despondency characterised by feelings of… …

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  • 142need — [n1] want, requirement charge, commitment, committal, compulsion, demand, desideratum, devoir, duty, essential, exigency, extremity, longing, must, obligation, occasion, ought, requisite, right, the urge, urgency, use, weakness, wish; concepts 20 …

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  • 143depreciation — The lessening in worth of any property caused by weather, time, and use, including obsolescence and inadequacy. 43 Am J1st Pub Util § 145. A deduction allowed in an income tax return for the gradual loss of usefulness of tangible property used in …

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  • 144inferiority complex — n. 1. Psychol. a neurotic condition resulting from various feelings of inferiority, such as derive from real or imagined physical or social inadequacy, and often manifested through overcompensation in excessive aggressiveness, a domineering… …

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  • 145adequacy — noun 1. the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑adequateness • Ant: ↑inadequacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑adequate ( …

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  • 146embarrassment — noun 1. the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public (Freq. 3) • Hypernyms: ↑shame • Hyponyms: ↑self consciousness, ↑uneasiness, ↑uncomfortableness, ↑shamefacedness, ↑ …

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  • 147inadequateness — noun unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate • Syn: ↑inadequacy • Ant: ↑adequacy (for: ↑inadequacy) • Derivationally related forms: ↑inadequate …

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  • 148in|ad|e|qua|cy — «ihn AD uh kwuh see», noun, plural cies. 1. the quality or condition of being inadequate; insufficiency: »He experienced feelings of inadequacy as a parent. This inadequacy of knowledge results from the lack of interest in the deep seas (Science… …

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  • 149HEBREW LITERATURE, MODERN — definition and scope beginnings periodization …

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  • 150PROPHETS AND PROPHECY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: in the bible classifications nature of prophecy origin and function dreams divination pre classical prophets terminology group prophecy ecstasy group life of prophets role in society… …

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  • 151Deficiencies — Deficiency De*fi cien*cy, n.; pl. {Deficiencies}. [See {Deficient}.] The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect. A deficiency of blood. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] [Marlborough] was so miserably… …

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  • 152Deficiency — De*fi cien*cy, n.; pl. {Deficiencies}. [See {Deficient}.] The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect. A deficiency of blood. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] [Marlborough] was so miserably ignorant, that… …

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  • 153Deficiency of a curve — Deficiency De*fi cien*cy, n.; pl. {Deficiencies}. [See {Deficient}.] The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect. A deficiency of blood. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] [Marlborough] was so miserably… …

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  • 154Equities — Equity Eq ui*ty, n.; pl. {Equities}. [F. [ e]quit[ e], L. aequitas, fr. aequus even, equal. See {Equal}.] 1. Equality of rights; natural justice or right; the giving, or desiring to give, to each man his due, according to reason, and the law of… …

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  • 155Equity — Eq ui*ty, n.; pl. {Equities}. [F. [ e]quit[ e], L. aequitas, fr. aequus even, equal. See {Equal}.] 1. Equality of rights; natural justice or right; the giving, or desiring to give, to each man his due, according to reason, and the law of God to… …

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  • 156Equity of redemption — Equity Eq ui*ty, n.; pl. {Equities}. [F. [ e]quit[ e], L. aequitas, fr. aequus even, equal. See {Equal}.] 1. Equality of rights; natural justice or right; the giving, or desiring to give, to each man his due, according to reason, and the law of… …

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  • 157Inequalities — Inequality In e*qual i*ty, n.; pl. {Inequalities}. [L. inaequalitas.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being unequal; difference, or lack of equality, in any respect; lack of uniformity; disproportion; unevenness; disparity; diversity; as, an… …

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  • 158Inequality — In e*qual i*ty, n.; pl. {Inequalities}. [L. inaequalitas.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being unequal; difference, or lack of equality, in any respect; lack of uniformity; disproportion; unevenness; disparity; diversity; as, an inequality in… …

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  • 159arraign — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English arreinen, from Anglo French areisner, arener, from a (from Latin ad ) + raisner to address, from Vulgar Latin *rationare, from Latin ration , ratio reason more at reason Date: 14th century 1. to call (a… …

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  • 160awkward — adjective Etymology: Middle English awkeward in the wrong direction, from awke turned the wrong way, from Old Norse ǫfugr; akin to Old High German abuh turned the wrong way Date: 1530 1. obsolete perverse 2. archaic unfavorable …

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