Example sentences for: inadequate

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

  • Mortality rates as high as 60% have been reported for serious infections (ventilator-associated pneumonia [VAP], bloodstream infections) with inappropriate initial treatment [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 ] . In a recent study [ 7 ] , inadequate antimicrobial treatment of infection was an important and independent determinant of mortality in critically ill patients.

  • The barrier to doing so was inadequate aqueous cleaning effectiveness, thus "requiring" methylene chloride degreasing as a pre-cleaner.

  • I reached a point in reading The Complete Stories where the arrival of a new young woman in any given story made me roll my eyes--not because Malamud's masculine reveries are particularly scandalous, but because the reveries seem scandalously inadequate to the cosmic hintings of his other stories.

  • “Traditional” grammar, with its eight parts of speech, has proved woefully inadequate to the task of describing how language works, so something is clearly needed.

  • The lowlights include testimony that there were no binoculars on the ship and that J. Bruce Ismay, the president of the Titanic 's parent company, was on board and, despite the inadequate number of lifeboats and the woman-and-children-first policy, managed to get himself into one of them.

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