Inadequateness

  • 1inadequateness — index dearth, deficiency, insufficiency Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2Inadequateness — Inadequate In*ad e*quate, a. [Pref. in not + adequate: cf. F. inad[ e]quat.] Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc. Dryden. {In*ad e*quate*ly}, adv.… …

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  • 3inadequateness — noun see inadequate …

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  • 4inadequateness — noun inadequacy …

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  • 5inadequateness — n. insufficiency; incompetency, ineptness; inability to perform as required; defectiveness …

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  • 6inadequateness — n. See inadequacy …

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  • 7inadequateness — in·adequateness …

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  • 8inadequateness — noun unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate • Syn: ↑inadequacy • Ant: ↑adequacy (for: ↑inadequacy) • Derivationally related forms: ↑inadequate …

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  • 9inadequacy — noun 1. lack of an adequate quantity or number (Freq. 1) the inadequacy of unemployment benefits • Syn: ↑insufficiency, ↑deficiency • Ant: ↑adequacy, ↑sufficiency ( …

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  • 10Inadequacy — In*ad e*qua*cy, n. [From {Inadequate}.] The quality or state of being inadequate or insufficient; defectiveness; insufficiency; inadequateness. [1913 Webster] The inadequacy and consequent inefficacy of the alleged causes. Dr. T. Dwight. [1913… …

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  • 11Insufficiency — In suf*fi cien*cy, n. [L. insufficientia: cf. F. insuffisance, whence OE. insuffisance. See {Insufficient}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being insufficient; lack of sufficiency; deficiency; inadequateness; as, the insufficiency of… …

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  • 12inadequate — adjective Date: 1671 not adequate ; insufficient < inadequate equipment >; also not capable < was inadequate as a leader > • inadequately adverb • inadequateness noun …

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  • 13inadequacy — /in ad i kweuh see/, n., pl. inadequacies for 2. 1. Also, inadequateness /in ad i kwit nis/. the state or condition of being inadequate; insufficiency. 2. something inadequate; defect: The plan has many inadequacies. [1780 90; INADEQU(ATE) + ACY] …

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  • 14deficiency — de·fi·cien·cy /di fi shən sē/ n pl cies: an amount that is lacking or inadequate: as a: the difference between the amount of tax owed and the amount of tax paid b: the difference between the amount owed under a security agreement and the amount&#8230; …

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  • 15dearth — I noun absence, caritas, deficiency, destitution, exiguity, exiguousness, impoverishment, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompleteness, indigence, inopia, insufficiency, lack, leanness, littleness, meagerness, need, paucity, penuria, penury, pinch …

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  • 16insufficiency — I noun absence, dearth, deficiency, deficit, depletion, emptiness, exhaustion, exiguity, exiguousness, falling short, fewness, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompetence, incompleteness, inopia, lack, meagerness, need, not enough, paucity, penuria …

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  • 17deficiency — Synonyms and related words: absence, adulteration, arrearage, arrestment, baseness, beggary, blemish, break, bug, callowness, catch, crack, dearth, defalcation, default, defect, defectibility, defection, defectiveness, deficit, demerit,&#8230; …

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  • 18immaturity — Synonyms and related words: adulteration, amateurishness, amateurism, arrestment, babyishness, brand newness, callowness, childishness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, defectibility, defectiveness, deficiency, dewiness, erroneousness, fallibility …

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  • 19impairment — Synonyms and related words: adulteration, attrition, curtailment, cut, cutting, damage, debilitation, decrease, decrement, defectibility, defectiveness, deficiency, depletion, depreciation, derogation, deterioration, detraction, detriment,&#8230; …

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  • 20impurity — Synonyms and related words: Gothicism, adulteration, amorality, backsliding, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness, black sheep, blemish, bombasticness, cacology, cacophony, carnality, clumsiness, coarseness, contaminant, contamination, corruption …

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