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Inadequacy synonyms

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The quality or condition of being inept
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  1. The quality or condition of being inept
  2. An inept act, remark, etc.
The quality or state of being incompetent.
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  1. The quality or state of being incompetent.
  2. Inability to perform; lack of competence; ineptitude.
The quality or state of being insufficient, especially:
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  1. The quality or state of being insufficient, especially:
  2. The lack of sufficiency; a shortage or inadequacy.
  3. Inability or failure of an organ or tissue to perform its normal function
A defect; fault; error
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  1. A defect; fault; error
  2. A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.
  3. An imperfection, often concealed, that impairs soundness:
A partial refund of an import fee, as when goods are re-exported from the country that collected the fee.
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  1. A partial refund of an import fee, as when goods are re-exported from the country that collected the fee.
  2. A disadvantage; something that detracts or takes away.
  3. A disadvantage or inconvenience.
A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
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  1. A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
  2. A deficiency; a flaw.
The quality or state of being deficient; absence of something essential; incompleteness
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  1. The quality or state of being deficient; absence of something essential; incompleteness
  2. (Geometry) The amount by which the number of double points on a curve is short of the maximum for curves of the same degree.
  3. A lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health:
The quality or condition of being impotent
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  1. The quality or condition of being impotent
The condition of being incapable
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The condition of being ineffective
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The state or condition of being ineffectual.
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  1. The state or condition of being ineffectual.
  1. Inefficacy
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Lack of efficacy; inability to produce the desired effect
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  1. Lack of efficacy; inability to produce the desired effect
  2. The condition of being ineffective
  3. The state or quality of being incapable of producing a desired effect or result.
The state or character of being powerless; absence or lack of power.
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  1. The state or character of being powerless; absence or lack of power.
The quality of being useless
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An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal. An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal.
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  1. An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal. An error or flaw in a process or product, affecting performance and potentially causing harm; a shortcoming in a legal document that may lead to its invalidity, or in a pleading that may lead to its dismissal.
  2. Lack of something necessary for completeness; deficiency; shortcoming
  3. An imperfection or lack that causes inadequacy or failure; a shortcoming or deficiency.
The quality or state of being deficient; absence of something essential; incompleteness
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  1. The quality or state of being deficient; absence of something essential; incompleteness
  2. (Geometry) The amount by which the number of double points on a curve is short of the maximum for curves of the same degree.
  3. A lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health:
The amount by which a sum of money is less than the required or desired amount; specif., an excess of liabilities over assets, of losses over profits, or of expenditure over income
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  1. The amount by which a sum of money is less than the required or desired amount; specif., an excess of liabilities over assets, of losses over profits, or of expenditure over income
  2. A deficiency or impairment in mental or physical functioning.
  3. An amount that quantifies an unfavorable condition or position:
The quality or state of being insufficient, especially:
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  1. The quality or state of being insufficient, especially:
  2. Inability or failure of an organ or tissue to perform its normal function
  3. Lack of sufficiency; deficiency; inadequacy
The fact or condition of not having any; complete absence
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  1. The fact or condition of not having any; complete absence
  2. The fact or condition of not having enough; shortage; deficiency
  3. A particular deficiency or absence:
Scarcity; dearth:
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  1. Scarcity; dearth:
  2. Fewness; small number
  3. Scarcity; dearth; insufficiency
The condition or quality of being poor; indigence; need
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  1. The condition or quality of being poor; indigence; need
  2. The state of being poor; lack of the means of providing material needs or comforts.
  3. Deficiency in necessary properties or desirable qualities, or in a specific quality, etc.; inadequacy
(Uncountable) The quality of being scanty.
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  1. (Uncountable) The quality of being scanty.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being scanty.
The property of being scant.
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  1. The property of being scant.
The property of being scarce.
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Rarity; uncommonness
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  1. Rarity; uncommonness
  2. The condition or quality of being scarce; inadequate supply; dearth
  3. Insufficiency of amount or supply; shortage:
  1. Not enough, not sufficient.
  2. A deficiency in the quantity or amount needed or expected, or the extent of this; deficit
  3. A lack or deficiency.
A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
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  1. A falling short of what is expected or required; defect or deficiency
  2. A deficiency; a flaw.
The act or an instance of falling short, or the amount of the shortage
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  1. The act or an instance of falling short, or the amount of the shortage
  2. A failure to attain a specified amount or level; a shortage.
  3. The amount by which a supply falls short of expectation, need, or demand.
A deficient amount; a shortfall.
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  1. A deficient amount; a shortfall.
  2. A deficit or shortfall in funds, inventory, or capacity.
  3. A shortage; insufficiency
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