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inadequacy

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noun in·ad·e·qua·cy \(ˌ)i-ˈna-di-kwə-sē\

Definition of inadequacy

plural in·ad·e·qua·cies

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being inadequate

  2. 2 :  insufficiency, deficiency



Examples of inadequacy

  1. <the inadequacy of our servings was soon apparent, as hungry guests started clamoring for seconds>

  2. <tried to blame others in order to hide the inadequacy of his leadership>



1787

First Known Use of inadequacy

1787


INADEQUACY Defined for Kids

inadequacy

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noun in·ad·e·qua·cy \i-ˈna-di-kwə-sē\

Definition of inadequacy

plural in·ad·e·qua·cies

  1. :  the condition of being not enough or not good enough <Parents criticized the inadequacy of safety measures.>




Medical Dictionary

inadequacy

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noun in·ad·e·qua·cy \(ˈ)in-ˈad-i-kwə-sē\

Medical Definition of inadequacy

plural in·ad·e·qua·cies

  1. :  the quality or state of being inadequate





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