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Usage Examples for ADEQUACY

  1. While my mind continued searching, I returned her stare in silence; and Frances then, with more honesty and insight than my own, gave suddenly the answer herself- an answer whose truth and adequacy, so far as they went, I could not readily gainsay: " I think, Bill, because it is too big to happen here- to happen anywhere, indeed, all at once- and too awful!" - "The Damned" by Algernon Blackwood
  2. These demands received serious consideration on the part of the governments, but were denied on the general ground of the doubtful adequacy of such a measure to meet the situation, and the danger of upsetting the gold standard of value. - "The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith