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Synonyms for inadequateɪnˈæd ɪ kwɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inadequate, unequal(adj)

    lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

    Synonyms:
    inadequate, short, poor, unequal

    Antonyms:
    equal, competent, capable, adequate to(p), equal to(p), up to(p), sufficient, adequate

  2. inadequate, poor, short(adj)

    not sufficient to meet a need

    Synonyms:
    pitiable, pathetic, brusque, brusk, misfortunate, poor, pitiful, hapless, short(p), miserable, curt, light, unequal, unretentive, wretched, myopic, short, scant(p), inadequate, piteous, unforesightful, little, shortsighted, forgetful

    Antonyms:
    up to(p), adequate, capable, sufficient, competent, adequate to(p), equal to(p), equal

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inadequate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    insufficient, unequal, disproportionate

  2. inadequate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    incomplete, defective


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