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inadequate

adjective

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not coming up to an expected measure or meeting a particular need
  • an inadequate amount of food on hand for so many unexpected guests

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The first known use of inadequate was in 1671

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“Inadequate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inadequate. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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