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1. The quality of being inept; ineptness.
2. An inept act or remark.
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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
red cent, shucks, tinker's dam, tinker's damn, damn, darn, hoot - something of little value; "his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"
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noun incompetence, inefficiency, inability, incapacity, clumsiness, unfitness, gaucheness, inexpertness, unhandiness the tactical ineptitude of the commander
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
ineptitude[ɪˈneptɪtjuːd] ineptness [ɪˈneptnɪs] N [of person] → ineptitud f, incapacidad f; [of policies] → lo inadecuado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
ineptitude[ɪnˈɛptɪtjuːd] n → ineptie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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
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