Adequate and Unacceptable


Adequate adjective - Of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards.
Usage example: this old computer is probably adequate if you just want to type a term paper

Unacceptable is an antonym for adequate in enough topic.

Nearby Words: adequately, adequacy, adequation


Unacceptable adjective - Falling short of a standard.
Usage example: this work is entirely unacceptable

Adequate is an antonym for unacceptable.

Nearby Word: unaccepted
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