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inept

adjective uk   us   /ɪˈnept/
not skilled or effective: an inept comment/remark He was always rather inept at sport. He was criticized for his inept handling of the situation. Dick was socially inept and uncomfortable in the presence of women.
ineptitude
noun [U] uk   /ɪˈnep.tɪ.tjuːd/  us   /-t̬ɪ.tuːd/
political/social/economic ineptitude
Translations of “inept”
in Korean 서투른…
in Arabic غَير كُفء…
in Portuguese impróprio, inepto…
in Catalan inepte, inapropiat…
in Japanese 不器用な…
in Italian inetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無能的, 笨拙的, 無效的…
in Russian неумелый, неспособный…
in Turkish beceriksiz, yeteneksiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无能的, 笨拙的, 无效的…
in Polish nieudolny, niekompetentny…
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