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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·ad·e·qua·cy /(ˌ)ɪˈnædɪkwəsi/
 不適當,不十分,不完全

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·ad·e·qua·cy /(ˈ)ɪnˈædɪkwəsɪ/ 名詞
 機能不全,閉鎖不全,關閉不全,不適當,不足

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ad·e·qua·cy n.  The quality or state of being inadequate or insufficient; defectiveness; insufficiency; inadequateness.
    The inadequacy and consequent inefficacy of the alleged causes.   --Dr. T. Dwight.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 inadequacy
      n 1: lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of
           unemployment benefits" [syn: insufficiency, deficiency]
           [ant: sufficiency, sufficiency]
      2: a lack of competence; "pointed out the insufficiencies in my
         report"; "juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in
         the parents" [syn: insufficiency]
      3: unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate [syn: inadequateness]
         [ant: adequacy]