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Adjective
Not enough in size, amount or degree
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“The schools in this district are in poor condition due to inadequate funding.”
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(of a person) Unable to deal with a situation or with life
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“Fresh out of college and inexperienced, he initially felt inadequate to the task of fulfilling the role for which he was hired for.”
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(in amount) Meager or little
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Characterized by low quality or standard
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Lacking strength of character
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Inferior or unimpressive in nature, especially in comparison
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Out of proportion (in size, degree or extent) with something else
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Lacking in accuracy or truth
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Lacking sufficient power or strength
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(of a thing) Not of the necessary quality or standard to meet a particular purpose
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Cramped and allowing very little room for movement
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Not conclusive, not leading to a conclusion
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Pale
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Having a meaning that is open to several interpretations
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Ridiculous, often to the point of being funny
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Determiner
Emphasizing insignificance
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