unpreparedness

preparedness

[pri-pair-id-nis, -paird-nis]
noun
1.
the state of being prepared; readiness.
2.
possession of adequate armed forces, industrial resources and potential, etc., especially as a deterrent to enemy attack.

Origin:
1580–90; prepared + -ness

unpreparedness, noun
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preparedness (prɪˈpɛərɪdnɪs)
 
n
the state of being prepared or ready, esp militarily ready for war
 
pre'paredly
 
adv

unprepared (ˌʌnprɪˈpɛəd)
 
adj
1.  having made inadequate preparations
2.  not made ready or prepared
3.  done without preparation; extemporaneous
 
unpre'paredly
 
adv
 
unpre'paredness
 
n

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