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Synonyms for inadequacy
ɪnˈæd ɪ kwə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insufficiency, inadequacy, deficiency(noun)

    lack of an adequate quantity or number

    "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"

    Synonyms:
    lack, deficiency, want, inadequateness, insufficiency

    Antonyms:
    adequacy, sufficiency, adequateness

  2. insufficiency, inadequacy(noun)

    a lack of competence

    "pointed out the insufficiencies in my report"; "juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in the parents"

    Synonyms:
    deficiency, inadequateness, insufficiency

    Antonyms:
    adequacy, sufficiency, adequateness

  3. inadequacy, inadequateness(noun)

    unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate

    Synonyms:
    deficiency, inadequateness, insufficiency

    Antonyms:
    adequateness, adequacy, sufficiency

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inadequacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    insufficiency, inadequateness

  2. inadequacy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    incompleteness, defectiveness

How to say inadequacy in sign language?

  1. inadequacy

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#10208inadequate
#10242insufficient
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#10957weakness
#11775shortage
#11794inability
#23179mismatch
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#29658incompetence
#31954insufficiency
#43809inadequacy
#47177dearth
#55818shortcoming
#56562imperfection
#60520paucity
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#95106frugality
#95248destitution
#156559inappropriateness
#169885unsuitability
#217908maladjustment

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