Definitions for inadequateɪnˈæd ɪ kwɪt

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  1. inadequate, unequal(adj)

    lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

    "inadequate training"; "the staff was inadequate"; "she was unequal to the task"

  2. inadequate, poor, short(adj)

    not sufficient to meet a need

    "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience"

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  1. inadequate(Adjective)

    Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Inadequate(adj)

    not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc

  2. Origin: [Pref. in- not + adequate: cf. F. inadquat.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'inadequate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3971

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'inadequate' in Adjectives Frequency: #535


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