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War cloaks men in a coat that conceals the limits and inadequacies of their separate natures.

Contrast this to his predecessor in office who Mr. Obama likes to blame for his own inadequacies.

"Behind every victim lies a matrix of inadequacies" he said.

My first son was about to be born, and I was terrified that my manifold inadequacies as a man would sabotage my success as a dad.

This multi-faceted approach is, largely, a response to the inadequacies of current cancer screening tests.

It only amounted to a rectification of the inadequacies of the past.

Another and better example of the inadequacies of language is the distinction between fish and meat.

We do our best and pass it on, mindful of the many inadequacies, perhaps of the many failures, in our work.

He would have all the virtues of all the heroes; but he would lack all their defects and all their inadequacies.

That's always the query which we cannot clearly answer without an unsatisfactory sense of our inadequacies.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inadequacies, such as: flaw, weakness, failing, imperfection, dearth, and paucity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.