ineptitude(redirected from ineptitudes)
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1. The quality of being inept; ineptness.
2. An inept act or remark.
in•ept•i•tude(ɪnˈɛp tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud, ɪˈnɛp-)
1. the quality or condition of being inept.
2. an inept act or remark.
[1605–15; < Latin]
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|Noun||1.||ineptitude - unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training|
unskillfulness - a lack of cognitive skill
rustiness - ineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice; "his rustiness showed when he was asked to speed up"
|2.||ineptitude - having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful; "the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"|
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
fecklessness - worthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual
groundlessness, idleness - the quality of lacking substance or value; "the groundlessness of their report was quickly recognized"
valuelessness - having none of the properties that endow something with value
damn, darn, red cent, shucks, tinker's dam, tinker's damn, hoot, shit - something of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"
ineptitude[ɪnˈɛptɪtjuːd] n → ineptie f
n (of behaviour) → Ungeschicktheit f, → Unbeholfenheit f; (of remark) → Unangebrachtheit f, → Ungeschicktheit f; (of performance, display) → Ungeschicklichkeit f, → Stümperhaftigkeit f (pej); (of compliment, refusal, attempt) → Plumpheit f; (of comparison) → Ungeeignetheit f; (of person) (= clumsiness) → Ungeschick nt, → Unbeholfenheit f; (= slowness at learning) → Begriffsstutzigkeit f, → Ungelehrigkeit f