What is another word for inadequate?

Need synonyms for inadequate? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Not enough in size, amount or degree
more ❯
“The schools in this district are in poor condition due to inadequate funding.”
Adjective
(of a person) Unable to deal with a situation or with life
more ❯
“Fresh out of college and inexperienced, he initially felt inadequate to the task of fulfilling the role for which he was hired for.”
Adjective
Meager or little in amount
more ❯
Adjective
Lacking sufficient power or strength
more ❯
Adjective
Lacking strength of character
more ❯
Adjective
Inferior or unimpressive in nature, especially in comparison
more ❯
Adjective
Out of proportion (in size, degree or extent) with something else
more ❯
Adjective
Lacking in accuracy or truth
more ❯
Adjective
Cramped and allowing very little room for movement
Adjective
Not conclusive, not leading to a conclusion
more ❯
Adjective
Pale
Adjective
Having a meaning that is open to several interpretations
more ❯
Adjective
Ridiculous, often to the point of being funny
more ❯
Determiner
Emphasizing insignificance
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
10-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021