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synonyms for ineptness

  • failure
  • impotence
  • incompetence
  • inefficiency
  • ineptitude
  • lack
  • shortcoming
  • weakness
  • disqualification
  • frailty
  • inadequacy
  • inaptitude
  • incapability
  • incapacity
  • ineffectiveness
  • ineffectualness
  • inefficacy
  • insufficiency
  • inutility
  • necessity
  • powerlessness
  • unfitness
  • incapacitation
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antonyms for ineptness

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  • strong point
  • success
  • ability
  • sufficiency
  • capacity
  • competence
  • skill
  • talent
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    How to use ineptness in a sentence

    The job in 2021 is Arline’s to lose at the moment, and he’s focused on getting bigger, stronger and faster and mastering an offense that Niumatalolo repeatedly called “inept” during the season.
    KEN NIUMATALOLO SAYS HE HASN’T TALKED TO ARIZONA AFTER CHALLENGING SEASON FOR NAVYKAREEM COPELANDDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    In April, Tony Thompson, the Sheriff of Waterloo, Iowa ,told Rachel Maddow that Tyson displayed “inept, reactionary and dysfunctional responses” to the pandemic.
    TYSON MANAGERS ALLEGEDLY BET ON HOW MANY MEAT PLANT WORKERS WOULD GET COVID-19JAYA SAXENANOVEMBER 19, 2020EATER
    People could also just be inept at figuring out what will make them happy in love.
    YOUR ROMANTIC IDEALS DON’T PREDICT WHO YOUR FUTURE PARTNER WILL BE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXALICE FLEERACKERSAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
    Their "lameness" and "ineptness" and "impotence" plainly arose from disinclination alone.
    THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
    "We've had infinites already—infinites," thought Oliver, and didn't care about the ludicrous ineptness of the words.
    YOUNG PEOPLE'S PRIDESTEPHEN VINCENT BENET
    If these two noticed Angel's growing social ineptness, he noticed their growing mental limitations.
    TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
    "Don't be too indifferent, Cora," said her mother, with ingenuous ineptness.
    EMILY FOX-SETONFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
    The inefficiency and ineptness of the Secretary of State have been a reproach to the country.
    NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY; THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 2, NO. 4, JULY, 1915VARIOUS
    Mortified by the consciousness of his own ineptness—or ineptitude—the fellow was simply trying to hamper and obstruct.
    RIGHT HO, JEEVESP. G. WODEHOUSE
    The other was found in the ineptness of the Ottoman government.
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