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English noun: adequateness

1. adequateness (attribute) the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:


SamplesHe questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule.


Synonymsadequacy


Broader (hypernym)satisfactoriness


Attributeadequate, equal, inadequate, unequal


Antonymsinadequateness, inadequacy









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