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Effectiveness vs. Adequacy

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Effectivenessnoun

The property of being effective, of achieving results.

‘The effectiveness of the drug was well established.’;

Adequacynoun

The quality of being sufficient, adequate or able to meet the needs.

‘His zeal is, of course, unquestionable; his adequacy, however, I doubt.’;

Effectivenessnoun

The capacity or potential for achieving results.

Adequacynoun

The state or quality of being adequate, proportionate, or sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose; as, the adequacy of supply to the expenditure.

Effectivenessnoun

The degree to which something achieves results.

‘He questioned the effectiveness of the treatment.’;

Adequacynoun

the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:

‘he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule’;

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Effectivenessnoun

The quality of being effective.

Adequacynoun

the quality of being sufficient for the end in view;

‘he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence’;

Effectivenessnoun

power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect

Effectivenessnoun

capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects;

‘the toxin's potency’; ‘the strength of the drinks’;

Effectiveness

Effectiveness is the capability of producing a desired result or the ability to produce desired output. When something is deemed effective, it means it has an intended or expected outcome, or produces a deep, vivid impression.

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