English-German translation for "inadequate"

"inadequate" German translation

[-kwit]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • to be inadequate for
    nicht reichen für
    to be inadequate for
I feel hopelessly inadequate
ich komme mir völlig minderwertig vor
I feel hopelessly inadequate
Konservatismus ist in revolutionären Zeiten eine unangemessene Option.
Conservatism in revolutionary times is an inadequate option.
Source: News-Commentary
Die bereitgestellten Mittel reichen nicht aus, und die Personalausstattung ist absolut ungenügend.
The funds appropriated are not sufficient and the staffing is certainly inadequate.
Source: Europarl
Allerdings ist ihre Methode ungeeignet und nur für eine Übergangsfrist anwendbar.
The methodology, however, is quite inadequate and can only be very temporary.
Source: Europarl
Aber die schiere Komplexität der Vorschläge zeigt, wie unzulänglich das Vorhaben ist.  
But the very complexity of what is proposed shows just how inadequate the scheme is.
Source: News-Commentary
Erstens ein ungenügendes Qualifikationsniveau, verschärft durch Selbstzufriedenheit.
The first is inadequate skills levels, aggravated by complacency.
Source: News-Commentary
Darüber hinaus sind sowohl die Rechtsvorschriften als auch die Zusammenarbeit ungenügend.
At the same time, legislation as well as cooperation are inadequate.
Source: Europarl
Trotz alledem sind diese Fortschritte im Vergleich zu den Herausforderungen noch nicht ausreichend.
Even so, these achievements are still inadequate in terms of the issues at stake.
Source: Europarl

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