Excess and Inadequacy


Excess noun - The state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed.

Inadequacy is an antonym for excess.

Nearby Words: excessive, excessively


Inadequacy noun - A falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number.
Usage example: the inadequacy of our servings was soon apparent, as hungry guests started clamoring for seconds

Excess is an antonym for inadequacy in shortage topic.

Nearby Words: inadequate, inadequately

How words are described

physical physical excess physical inadequacy
hopeless hopeless excess hopeless inadequacy
sexual sexual excess sexual inadequacy
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