unadept

[ adjective uh-dept; noun ad-ept, uh-dept ]SEE DEFINITION OF unadept
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They foresee merely results; and their handling of the means to an end often is singularly clumsy and unadept.

WORD ORIGIN

"an expert," especially "one who is skilled in the secrets of anything," 1660s, from Latin adeptus (see adept (adj.)). The Latin adjective was used as a noun in this sense in Medieval Latin among alchemists.

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