Example sentences for: inadequacy

How can you use “inadequacy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This became patently clear during the Sino-Japanese War of 1894–1895, in which the inadequacy of the Chinese army was starkly displayed.

  • Each of these trends contributed to what can only be described as Congress's slowness and inadequacy in treating the issue of terrorism in the years before 9/11.

  • It is possible for economies to suffer from an overall inadequacy of demand--recessions do happen.

  • Flytrap is a case of journalists doing precisely what press critics are always hectoring them to do--just supply the facts, don't indulge in opinion or conclusion--and shows the inadequacy of that journalistic ideal.

  • However, the failure of many to withstand the powerful 1995 Hanshin earthquake that struck the Kobe area exposed the inadequacy of many construction methods and standards.

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