adequateness


adequateness
noun
the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
Syn: ↑adequacy
Ant: ↑inadequacy (for: ↑adequacy)
Derivationally related forms: ↑adequate
Hypernyms: ↑satisfactoriness
Attrubites: ↑adequate, ↑equal, ↑inadequate, ↑unequal

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