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inadequacy

[ in-ad-i-kwuh-see ]
/ 瑟n藞忙d 瑟 kw蓹 si /
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noun, plural in路ad路e路qua路cies for 2.
Also in路ad路e路quate路ness [in-ad-i-kwit-nis]. /瑟n藞忙d 瑟 kw瑟t n瑟s/. the state or condition of being inadequate; insufficiency.
something inadequate; defect: The plan has many inadequacies.
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Origin of inadequacy

First recorded in 1780鈥90; inadequ(ate) + -acy
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