SYNONYMS FOR inadequate
Related formsin·ad·e·quate·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for inadequate
Obsessive exercising and inadequate nutrition can, over time, put people at high risk for overuse injuries like stress fractures.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was also the question of inadequate protective gear and insufficient instruction.
“There was a sense the response had been inadequate and slow,” Reed says.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath|Nina Strochlic|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The union said it had previously raised concerns about low staffing levels and inadequate inmate security levels.
The state of childcare in this nation goes from inadequate to deplorable, even as compared to the child care centers of the 1940s.
Contrivance and expedient presented themselves,—all inadequate to the emergency.Alone|Marion Harland
Language is inadequate to describe what I felt in rising continually upwards through this bright and luminous atmosphere.Consolations in Travel|Humphrey Davy
Now, if we had an alphabet that was adequate and competent, instead of inadequate and incompetent, things would be different.Mark Twain's Speeches|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Michael was vaguely reminded of Mr. Prout and his inadequate oratory.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Sometimes we are moved by a realization that, left to ourselves, we are inadequate, that apart from God we are insufficient.An Interpretation of Friends Worship|N. Jean Toomer