AskDefine | Define ineptness

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1 unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training [syn: awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness]
2 the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose [syn: unsuitability, unsuitableness] [ant: suitability, suitability]

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  1. The quality or degree of being inept.
    The ineptness of the novice jugglers was apparent as they frequently dropped their juggling pins.


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