ineptitude

ineptitude

[in-ep-ti-tood, -tyood, ih-nep-]
noun
1.
quality or condition of being inept.
2.
an inept act or remark.

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin ineptitūdō. See inept, -i-, -tude

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inept (ɪnˈɛpt)
 
adj
1.  awkward, clumsy, or incompetent
2.  not suitable, appropriate, or fitting; out of place
 
[C17: from Latin ineptus, from in-1 + aptus fitting, suitable]
 
in'eptitude
 
n
 
in'eptly
 
adv
 
in'eptness
 
n

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