Synonyms for unequal

Synonyms for (adj) unequal

Synonyms: unequal, inadequate

Definition: lacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

Usage: inadequate training; the staff was inadequate; she was unequal to the task

Similar words: wanting, lacking, deficient

Definition: inadequate in amount or degree

Usage: a deficient education; deficient in common sense; lacking in stamina; tested and found wanting

Similar words: incapable, incompetent, unequal to

Definition: not meeting requirements

Usage: unequal to the demands put upon him

Similar words: undermanned, understaffed, short-handed, short-staffed

Definition: inadequate in number of workers or assistants etc.

Usage: they're rather short-handed at the moment; overcrowded and understaffed hospitals

Synonyms: unequal

Definition: poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure

Similar words: anisometric, unsymmetrical

Definition: having unsymmetrical parts or unequal dimensions or measurements

Similar words: mismatched, uneven

Definition: (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents

Usage: vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church

Similar words: nonequivalent

Definition: not equal or interchangeable in value, quantity, or significance

Similar words: odds-on

Definition: having a better than even chance of success

Usage: the odds-on favorite

Similar words: unbalanced

Definition: debits and credits are not equal

Similar words: unequalised, unequalized

Definition: not caused to be equal

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