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