inadæquate

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inadæquate (comparative more inadæquate, superlative most inadæquate)

  1. Obsolete form of inadequate.
    • 1707, Sir William Dawes, Sermons Preach’d upon Several Occasions, None of Them Before Printed, page 76:
      But then this puniſhment which God has interwoven in the nature of Sin, is ſo inadæquate to the demerits of Sin, that we can only look upon it to be in part of Payment : to be a pledge and earneſt of a more adæquate puniſhment hereafter, a kind of ſenſible aſſurance that, ſince God has only begun this work in this World, he will perfect it in another.