inadequacy

[in-ad-i-kwuh-see]
noun, plural inadequacies for 2.
1.
Also, inadequateness [in-ad-i-kwit-nis] . the state or condition of being inadequate; insufficiency.
2.
something inadequate; defect: The plan has many inadequacies.

Origin:
1780–90; inadequ(ate) + -acy

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inadequate (ɪnˈædɪkwɪt)
 
adj
1.  not adequate; insufficient
2.  not capable or competent; lacking
 
in'adequacy
 
n
 
in'adequately
 
adv

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Example sentences
But the truth is everyone relates to the feelings of inadequacy.
So there's nothing to discuss except the inadequacy of the article.
The inadequacy of the theory of somatic dream stimuli may also be demonstrated
  in another manner.
Often he struggled with a sense of inadequacy, a nagging feeling that he had
  seldom written anything worthwhile.
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