INAD'EQUATE, adjective [in and adequate. Latin adoequatus, from adoequo, to equal.]
1. Not equal to the purpose; insufficient to effect the object; unequal; as inadequate power, strength, resources.
2. Not equal to the real state or condition of a thing; not just or in due proportion; partial; incomplete; as inadequate ideas of God, of his perfections, or moral government; an inadequate compensation for services.
3. Incomplete; defective; not just; as inadequate representation or description.