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synonyms for inadequacies

  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • failing
  • flaw
  • imperfection
  • incapacity
  • ineffectiveness
  • inefficiency
  • ineptitude
  • insufficiency
  • paucity
  • shortcoming
  • weakness
  • blemish
  • defalcation
  • defectiveness
  • deficit
  • drawback
  • faultiness
  • inadequateness
  • inaptness
  • incompetence
  • incompetency
  • incompleteness
  • ineffectualness
  • inefficacy
  • lack
  • meagerness
  • poverty
  • scantiness
  • unfitness
  • unsuitableness
  • skimpiness
  • underage

antonyms for inadequacies

MOST RELEVANT
  • abundance
  • advantage
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • strength
  • strong point
  • sufficiency
  • enough
  • excess
  • extra
  • ability
  • adequacy
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How to use inadequacies in a sentence

It only amounted to a rectification of the inadequacies of the past.
THE BRITISH STATE TELEGRAPHSHUGO RICHARD MEYER
Another and better example of the inadequacies of language is the distinction between fish and meat.
THE POSITIVE OUTCOME OF PHILOSOPHYJOSEPH DIETZGEN
We do our best and pass it on, mindful of the many inadequacies, perhaps of the many failures, in our work.
CRAFTSMANSHIP IN TEACHINGWILLIAM CHANDLER BAGLEY
He would have all the virtues of all the heroes; but he would lack all their defects and all their inadequacies.
CRAFTSMANSHIP IN TEACHINGWILLIAM CHANDLER BAGLEY
That's always the query which we cannot clearly answer without an unsatisfactory sense of our inadequacies.
A PAIR OF BLUE EYESTHOMAS HARDY
Such were the inadequacies of the system at this time that the important line between Verdun and Metz had not yet been completed.
THE RISE OF RAIL-POWER IN WAR AND CONQUEST, 1833-1914EDWIN A. PRATT
There had never been any question about the many serious inadequacies of wood as a bridge material.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION - UNITED STATES NATIONAL MUSEUM - BULLETIN 240ANONYMOUS
The reason why no such document can emerge can be connected to the inadequacies of literacy-based politics.
THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACYMIHAI NADIN
If there are educational inadequacies in any State, the whole Nation suffers.
STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESSES OF HARRY S. TRUMANHARRY S. TRUMAN
We will discuss its incompletenesses and inadequacies in our next section.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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