inadequately


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in·ad·e·quate

 (ĭn-ăd′ĭ-kwĭt)
adj.
Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.

in·ad′e·quate·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inadequately - in an inadequate manner or to an inadequate degree; "the temporary camps were inadequately equipped"
adequately - in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree; "he was adequately prepared"

inadequately

adverb insufficiently, poorly, thinly, sparsely, scantily, imperfectly, sketchily, skimpily, meagrely The projects were inadequately funded.
Translations

inadequately

[ɪnˈædɪkwətli] adv [funded, prepared, trained, protected] → insuffisamment

inadequately

advunzulänglich, inadäquat (geh); equipped, explained, documented alsounzureichend

inadequately

[ɪnˈædɪkwɪtlɪ] advinadeguatamente, insufficientemente
References in classic literature ?
The habitual scowl of her brow was undeniably too fierce, at this moment, to pass itself off on the innocent score of near-sightedness; and it was bent on Judge Pyncheon in a way that seemed to confound, if not alarm him, so inadequately had he estimated the moral force of a deeply grounded antipathy.
But all this might remain inadequately estimated, were not something said here of the peculiar usages of whaling-vessels when meeting each other in foreign seas, and especially on a common cruising-ground.
1] These lines have been thus rather inadequately translated:
I lay awake till dawn, breathing quickly and sweating lightly, beneath what De Quincey inadequately describes as "the oppression of inexpiable guilt.
The quarrel was inadequately reported, and his name spelt variously Betteridge and Betridge.
And beginning with the French Revolution the old inadequately large group was destroyed, as well as the old habits and traditions, and step by step a group was formed of larger dimensions with new customs and traditions, and a man was produced who would stand at the head of the coming movement and bear the responsibility for all that had to be done.
Encounters with wild beasts of gigantic size were of almost daily occur-rence; but with our deadly express rifles we ran com-paratively little risk when one recalls that previously we had both traversed this world of frightful dangers inadequately armed with crude, primitive weapons and all but naked.
In the ever-changing figures of the dance the man found himself now with the girl's hand in his and again with an arm about the lithe body that the jeweled harness but inadequately covered, and the girl, though she had danced a thousand dances in the past, realized for the first time the personal contact of a man's arm against her naked flesh.
To say that I was surprised is to express very inadequately what I felt when I read your letter, informing me confidentially that I had employed a woman who was unworthy to associate with the young persons placed under my care.
I am sure we are very glad--and we wish you all possible happiness," said Anne, very flatly and inadequately, as she felt.
Nietzsche says that to speak of the activity of life as a "struggle for existence," is to state the case inadequately.
Tummelplatz was a rather dull square in the unfashionable south-eastern area of central Graz, surrounded by undistinguished facades and clogged with parking and miscellaneous street furniture, one side inadequately relieved by a miserable patch of grass and shrubs.