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1. Inappropriate: an inapt remark.
2. Inept: inapt handling of the project.

in·apt′ly adv.
in·apt′ness n.
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Noun1.inaptness - inappropriateness; "greater inaptness of expression would be hard to imagine"
inappropriateness, unworthiness - the quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting; "he retracted nothing that he had said about the inappropriateness of either a corporeal God or a God who is a person"; "his praise released from her loud protestations of her unworthiness"
appositeness, aptness - appropriateness for the occasion; "the phrase had considerable aptness"
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In fact, media and opposition are focusing on Kashmir issue but do not give importance to the inaptness and failure of Pakistan's foreign office.
He said that the completion of the Nandipur Power by the Punjab government had brought more criticism to the inaptness of the government and it was hard to find even exception to justify its competitiveness and violability.
Hyperbolized and personified, it clings to its function as human habitation despite its apparent inaptness, and as such simply extends its owner's objectified personality.
The fact that the national mass media provide exaggerated and contradictory information and the inaptness to understand local contexts from different countries has a considerable share in the aggravation of the crisis.
Addressing a Press conference at his residence here Monday he said inaptness and anti Balochistan behaviour of Aslam Raisani can be well guessed he did not visit flood hit areas of Jaffarabad and Nasirabad what to talk about assistance for flood hit people.
The moments in his sermons when inaptness seems almost to be cultivated, the associations deliberately far-fetched, were perhaps not wholly the product of pulpit naivete; they may also have been tokens of a trust that there is nowhere the divine Word cannot speak.
It seems to me that the present case involves a search for an appropriate legal framework for new social facts which show up the inaptness of an old doctrine developed upon a completely different social foundation.
Smith, Alberta University, Canada, go my thanks for critically reviewing the final draft and pointing out some inaptness of expression.
This reviewer would be remiss if he did not pillory the staleness and inaptness of the title.
Finally, the difficulty of fashioning a remedy for successful pretext claims suggests the inaptness of the inquiry.
The mobilization of the Old Testament for political ends reflects, and may be attributed to, the political nature of the Hebrew Bible, as well as to the inaptness of the New Testament for explicitly political purposes.
silliness," but her seeming inaptness can indicate her