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synonyms for inaptness

  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • failing
  • flaw
  • imperfection
  • incapacity
  • ineffectiveness
  • inefficiency
  • ineptitude
  • insufficiency
  • paucity
  • shortcoming
  • weakness
  • blemish
  • defalcation
  • defectiveness
  • deficit
  • drawback
  • faultiness
  • inadequateness
  • incompetence
  • incompetency
  • incompleteness
  • ineffectualness
  • inefficacy
  • lack
  • meagerness
  • poverty
  • scantiness
  • unfitness
  • unsuitableness
  • skimpiness
  • underage

antonyms for inaptness

MOST RELEVANT
  • abundance
  • advantage
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • strength
  • strong point
  • sufficiency
  • enough
  • excess
  • extra
  • ability
  • adequacy
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How to use inaptness in a sentence

A moment's relaxation, or inaptness, may forfeit opportunity, offered only by chance and not to be regained by effort.
TYPES OF NAVAL OFFICERSA. T. MAHAN
She started to leave, furious with herself for her inaptness, and instead of going she paused and turned back.
A BREATH OF PRAIRIE AND OTHER STORIESWILL LILLIBRIDGE
The secret lies in the inaptness of the South Italians for good team work.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
In this hope he was deceived by his own inaptness and his adversary's readiness.
THE MAJOR OPERATIONS OF THE NAVIES IN THE WAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCEA. T. MAHAN
The same inaptness and incompetency for general management characterized the English chiefs as at the very beginning of the siege.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The thought of "normal price" is an abstract one, but despite the inaptness of the word it is not without some practical validity.
THE PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICSFRANK A. FETTER
She stopped, the needle poised above Lee's arm, realizing the inaptness of her remark.
AM I STILL THERE?JAMES R. HALL
"He has never expressed any anxiety," Grace began, with her inaptness at evasion.
DR. BREEN'S PRACTICEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
She well knew that her calmness and courage were entirely due to the inaptness of Clameran.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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