adequacy

[ad-i-kwuh-see]

noun, plural ad·e·qua·cies.

the state or quality of being adequate; sufficiency for a particular purpose.

Nearby words

  1. adeodatus i,
  2. adeodatus ii,
  3. adephagia,
  4. adept,
  5. adeptly,
  6. adequate,
  7. adequate stimulus,
  8. adequately,
  9. adermia,
  10. adermogenesis

Origin of adequacy

First recorded in 1800–10; adequ(ate) + -acy

Related formspre·ad·e·qua·cy, noun

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