Definition of Ineptness

1. Noun. Unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training.

Exact synonyms: Awkwardness, Clumsiness, Ineptitude, Maladroitness, Slowness
Generic synonyms: Unskillfulness
Specialized synonyms: Rustiness
Derivative terms: Awkward, Awkward, Clumsy, Inept, Maladroit, Slow



2. Noun. The quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose.

Definition of Ineptness

1. n. Unfitness; ineptitude.

Definition of Ineptness

1. Noun. The quality or degree of being inept. ¹

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Definition of Ineptness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ineptness

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ineptness (current term)
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Literary usage of Ineptness

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1. Our Short Story Writers by Blanche Colton Williams (1920)
"the shams and weaknesses attendant upon ineptness in literature in art, ineptness joined to pretense. In this instance, she lets fly her barbed shaft ..."

2. The Loyalists of America and Their Times: From 1620 to 1816 by Egerton Ryerson (1880)
"Their " lameness" and " ineptness" and " impotence" plainly arose from ... We forget not our ineptness as to those approaches ; we at present owne such ..."

3. How We Think by John Dewey (1910)
"The gullibility of specialized scholars when out of their own lines, their extravagant habits of inference and speech, their ineptness in reaching ..."

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