ineptly


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in·ept

 (ĭn-ĕpt′)
adj.
1. Lacking or showing a lack of skill or competence; bungling or clumsy: an inept actor; an inept performance.
2. Showing a lack of judgment, sense, or reason; inappropriate or foolish: an inept remark.

[Latin ineptus : in-, not; see in-1 + aptus, suitable; see apt.]

in·ept′ly adv.
in·ept′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ineptly - with ineptitude; in an incompetent manner; "he performed his functions ineptly"
2.ineptly - in an infelicitous manner; "this function is ineptly left to a small voice"
References in classic literature ?
how ineptly cometh the word "virtue" out of their mouth
After ineptly pitching their tents at a depressing Spanish campsite, eight giggling Brits headed for the seaside to participate in such stunningly original summer games as a tug of war and a three legged race.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry said the committee had acted beyond its position, competence and responsibility by adopting a "hastily and ineptly prepared" draft resolution.
I understand the position that Denbighshire Council finds itself in however Denbighshire Council must answer basic questions as to how they have allowed the Clwyd Leisure governance to roll on ineptly and to not be monitored.
IN THE wake of the Ashes humiliation in Australia, England captain Alistair Cook admitted that had his footballing counterpart performed so ineptly he would almost certainly be in for the sack.
But if United continue to perform as ineptly as this, Moyes could find his position under serious threat, despite the supposed security of a six-year deal.
Practically everyone is ineptly recreating a role from one of their earlier films, and a recurring "gag" about De Niro and West rekindling their romance in plain sight of his new girlfriend (Susan Sarandon) is just mean.
Practically everyone is ineptly recreating a role from one of their earlier films, and a recurring 'gag' about De Niro and West rekindling their romance in plain sight of his new girlfriend (Susan Sarandon) is just mean.
From the top to the bottom - from Mike Ashley down - the club is run so ineptly it beggars belief.
While the answer to this poll will depend on what the question is, that question would have to be posed pretty ineptly not to get 100% support, as renegotiation is, I believe, the wish of the country.
There are white vans driven by knuckleheads and modified junk-mobiles with bean can exhausts piloted ineptly by post-pubescent males who still live with their parents.
Singh has recommended appropriate administrative action against all officers who ineptly handled the case, they added.