English translation of 'अपर्याप्त'
1. inadequate adjective
If something is inadequate, there is not enough of it or it is not good enough.
The firm has employed staff with inadequate training.
2. inadequate adjective
If you feel inadequate, you feel that you do not have the qualities necessary to do something or to cope with life.
3. insufficient adjective
Something that is insufficient is not enough for a particular purpose.[formal]
There are insufficient funds to pay the debt.
4. poor adjective
If you describe an amount, rate, or number as poor, you mean that it is less than expected or less than is considered reasonable.
...poor wages and working conditions.
5. scant adjective
You use scant to indicate that there is very little of something or not as much of something as there should be.
She criticised the police for paying scant attention to the crime.
6. scarce adjective
If something is scarce, there is not enough of it.
Jobs are becoming increasingly scarce here.
7. story in phrases
If you say that something is only part of the story or is not the whole story, you mean that the explanation or information given is not enough for a situation to be fully understood.
This may be true but it is only part of the story.
8. wanting adjective
If you find something wanting, or if it proves wanting, it is not as good as you think it should be.
He analysed his technique and found it wanting.
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Translation of अपर्याप्त from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary