[ UK /ˈædɪkwəsi/ ]
[ US /ˈædəkwəsi/ ]
[ US /ˈædəkwəsi/ ]
the quality of being sufficient for the end in view
he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence
the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:
he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule
How To Use adequacy In A Sentence
- Often the parent feels helpless and very discouraged and may also give up on the child which reinforces the child's feelings of inadequacy and may cause the child to retreat or regress further.
- The best adequacy for EA was obtained by combinations of imipenem/cilastatin or piperacillin/tazobactam, amikacin and a glycopeptide, with values reaching 99% and 94%, respectively. BioMed Central - Latest articles
- Third, this paper gives standard in reviewing of evidence in customs law enforcement, this is, legality, objectivity, adequacy, certifiable and the exclusion of illegal evidence, etc.
- The Tomlinson report's description of the inadequacy of primary and community health services in London commands widespread agreement.
- The Bank has not given a formal ruling on this method of presentation from a capital adequacy perspective.
- Accurately assessing nutritional requirements and monitoring the adequacy of nutritional intake in critically ill patients can help ensure that complications associated with underfeeding or overfeeding are avoided.
- The cause of famine, consequently, is not an inadequacy of food.
- Stanley's complaint is about the inadequacy of phyletic gradualism to account for the known facts of paleontology and the superiority of punctuated equilibria as an explanation for those facts.
- It also enabled an assessment of the adequacy of the provisions in the eyes of the respondent.
- Obsessively monitoring lines and wrinkles, swollen ankles and grey hairs, they are haunted by feelings of self-hatred and inadequacy.