Definition of adequateness in English:

adequateness

noun

  • The quality or state of being satisfactory, acceptable, or suitable in quality or quantity; adequacy.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Anthony Ascham (bap. 1614, d. 1650), diplomat and pamphleteer. From adequate + -ness.

Pronunciation:

adequateness

/ˈadɪkwətnəs/