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 for inadequateness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inadequate \In*ad"e*quate\, a. [Pref. in- not + adequate: cf. F.
     inad['e]quat.]
     Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient;
     deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions,
     representations, etc. --Dryden. -- In*ad"e*quate*ly, adv.
     -- In*ad"e*quate*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inadequateness
      n 1: unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate [syn:
           inadequacy, inadequateness] [ant: adequacy,
           adequateness]

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