Capable and Inadequate


Capable adjective - Having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance.

Inadequate is an antonym for capable in able to perform topic.

Nearby Words: capability, capably


Inadequate adjective - Lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task.
Usage example: inadequate training

Capable is an antonym for inadequate in topics: incapable, defective.

Nearby Words: inadequacy, inadequately

Both words in one sentence

  • Characters / Armello Inadequate Inheritor: While popular and well-regarded for his battle skills among the Wolves, his father had no taste for Thane's carefree attitude, believing he wasn't capable of leading the clan.
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