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Synonyms of inadequate in English:


  • 1 inadequate water supplies
    [Antonyms] sufficient
  • 2 an inadequate typist
    incompetent, incapable, unsatisfactory, unfit, unacceptable, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficient, unskillful, inexpert, inept, amateurish, substandard, poor, useless, inferior
    informal not up to scratch, not up to snuff, no great shakes, lame, shabby
    [Antonyms] competent
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