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2 definitions found
 for adequateness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Adequateness \Ad"e*quate*ness\, n.
     The quality of being adequate; suitableness; sufficiency;
     adequacy.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  adequateness
      n 1: the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:
           "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental
           interpretation of the Golden Rule" [syn: adequacy,
           adequateness] [ant: inadequacy, inadequateness]

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