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inadequacy (s) (noun), inadequacies (pl)
1. A lack of an adequate quantity or number: Sally viewed the food supply and saw the inadequacy of certain ingredients for making dinner that evening.
2. A lack of competence; insufficiency: Debbie's inadequacy in swimming prevented her from joining her friends in the pool.
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