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synonyms for ineptitude

  • awkwardness
  • inability
  • incompetence
  • ineptness
  • clumsiness
  • ungracefulness

antonyms for ineptitude

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  • skill
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How to use ineptitude in a sentence

In a series of interviews, the most extensive since her termination, she described an agency mired in disorganization and ineptitude.
SHE NOTICED $200 MILLION MISSING, THEN SHE WAS FIREDBY SCOTT MORRIS, BAY CITY NEWS FOUNDATIONDECEMBER 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
Compound it with exorbitant contracts acquired to appease a departing star and an inflexible roster that doesn’t make sense without its centerpiece, and that’s how franchises get sentenced to ineptitude and irrelevance.
GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO’S PATIENCE IS A GIFT TO MILWAUKEE. DON’T BLOW IT, BUCKS.JERRY BREWERDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That is often my initial assumption when I am accused of financial ineptitude.
GENE WEINGARTEN: I SOMEHOW OWED D.C. $24,000. BUT NOT SO FAST!GENE WEINGARTENDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It was the latest example of my complete ineptitude at terrestrial ecology.
11 GREAT MICROADVENTURES YOU CAN DO NOWTHE EDITORSOCTOBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Yet Barrios continues to show that his is not — either because he believes he is above the law, because of his own ineptitude, or both.
KELVIN BARRIOS MUST DROP OUT OF THE D9 RACEJANESSA GOLDBECKAUGUST 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The seniors of our class are thoroughly reliable old fools, and Past Grand Masters in the art of ineptitude.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, APRIL 6, 1895VARIOUS
Before Agamemnon thus displayed his ineptitude, as he often does later, Thersites had no chance.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
There were occasions indeed that could scarce be too cruel to punish properly certain examples of presumptuous ineptitude.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Anything,—anything to assuage in him that sense of ineptitude, of being ignored, a titled nonentity!
THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORGUY WETMORE CARRYL
And it was the ineptitude of the administrative chiefs that made the militia at once ineffective and abhorred.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INEPTITUDE

  • awkwardness
  • clumsiness
  • crudeness
  • gawkiness
  • gracelessness
  • inelegance
  • ineptitude
  • uncoordination
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.