Synonyms of inadequacy in English:

inadequacy


See definition of inadequacy

noun

1‘the inadequacy of available resources’

SYNONYMS

insufficiency, deficiency, scantness, scarcity, scarceness, sparseness, dearth, paucity, poverty, shortage, want, lack, undersupply

paltriness, meagreness, niggardliness

sketchiness, incompleteness, limitedness, restrictedness

rare exiguity, exiguousness

ANTONYMS

abundance, surplus

2‘her feelings of personal inadequacy’

SYNONYMS

incompetence, incapability, unfitness, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, inefficiency, inefficacy, inexpertness, lack of skill, lack of proficiency, ineptness, uselessness, hopelessness, impotence, powerlessness

amateurishness, inferiority, unsatisfactoriness, substandardness

ANTONYMS

competence

3‘the inadequacies of the present system’

SYNONYMS

shortcoming, defect, fault, failing, weakness, weak point, limitation, flaw, imperfection, Achilles heel

loophole

ANTONYMS

strong point