Translation of "inadequacy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ɪˈnæd.ɪ.kwə.si/ us

the fact that something is not good enough or is too small in amount

Economic growth is hindered by the inadequacies of the public transport system.
The inadequacy of the budget is likely to cause problems.

[ no plural ] a lack of confidence that makes you feel unable to deal with a situation

I always suffer from feelings of inadequacy when I’m with him.

(Translation of “inadequacy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)