inadequately meaning, inadequately definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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1       adj   If something is inadequate, there is not enough of it or it is not good enough.   (=deficient)     (Antonym: adequate)    Supplies of food and medicines are inadequate...     
   inadequately             adv   ADV with v  
The projects were inadequately funded.     
2       adj   If someone feels inadequate, they feel that they do not have the qualities and abilities necessary to do something or to cope with life in general.  
usu v-link ADJ  
I still feel inadequate, useless and mixed up...     
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imperfectly, insufficiently, meagrely, poorly, scantily, sketchily, skimpily, sparsely, thinly  

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