- not of sufficient quality, to a limited degree, not wholly, unskillfully, amiss, defectively, at worst, half-way, inappositely, ineffectively, so far as possible, unprofessionally, wrongly, awfully, halfway, part, deficiently, unpleasantly, Cholericly, disreputably, sketchily, impotently, reprehensibly, inefficiently, imperfectly, pitiably, ineffectually, in some ways, disproportionately, at least, up to a certain point, shabbily, Inferiorly, short, inopportunely, faultily, shortly, stingily, unsatisfactorily, incompetently, sparsely, impractically, inaccurately, little by little, indifferently, to a certain degree, unfitly, weakly, little, flimsily, poorly, at best, scantily, miserably, not fulfilling requirements, scarcely, inefficaciously, badly, not completely, incompletely, disgracefully, inaptly, insignificantly, inferior, partly, undexterously, not up to specifications, in bits and pieces, amateurishly, miserly, meanly, noticeably, wretchedly, sloppily, incommensurately, unproductively, insufficiently, powerlessly, narrowly, not enough, brusquely, ineptly, Haplessly, niggardly, shoddily, commonly, myopically, inexpertly, not in sufficient quantity, inappropriately, wastefully, unserviceably, objectionably, perfunctorily, unequally, Incapably, hopelessly, piece by piece, skimpily, cholerically, within limits, inadequately, feebly, unacceptably, crudely, scant, in a limited manner, scanty, not up to standards, sparing, hotheadedly, not very well, Smally, fruitlessly, unsuccessfully, shortsightedly, detrimentally, meagrely, not strictly speaking, piteously, in some measure, intolerably, unsuitably, in part, Lousily, at most, unduly, to a certain extent, unforgivably, basely, unaptly, by halves, futilely, inadmissibly, improperly, incorrectly, not much, non-functionally, negligently, unworkably, meagerly, carelessly, irascibly, in a general way, curtly, thinly, unsubstantially, uselessly, lamely, undesirably, deplorably, partially, not up to snuff, not entirely.
Amos resembled rather a Belgian railway- horn, which shows praiseworthy intentions inadequately fulfilled. "Scenes of Clerical Life" by George Eliot
Now these three expressions are inadequately represented by the English translation. "Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers" by Alexander Maclaren
There were the usual sly hits at several well- known society women whose public charities covered a multitude of private sins, followed by a very inadequately veiled reference to the chief actors in a recent divorce case, and then- Diana's eyes glued themselves to the printed page before her. "The Splendid Folly" by Margaret Pedler