Inadequately



[in-ad-i-kwit] /ɪnˈæd ɪ kwɪt/

adjective
1.
not or sufficient; inept or unsuitable.
2.
Psychiatry. ineffectual in response to emotional, social, intellectual, and physical demands in the absence of any obvious mental or physical deficiency.
/ɪnˈædɪkwɪt/
adjective
1.
not adequate; insufficient
2.
not capable or competent; lacking
adj.

1670s; see in- (1) “not, opposite of” + adequate. Related: Inadequately.

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