Simple Definition of inadequate
: not enough or not good enough : not adequate
Full Definition of inadequate
: not adequate : insufficient <inadequate equipment>; also : not capable <was inadequate as a leader>
Examples of inadequate
These supplies are inadequate to meet our needs.
We were given very inadequate information.
I felt inadequate to the task.
Her brother's success and popularity always made her feel inadequate.
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