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English definition of “inept”

inept

adjective     /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.Inability and awkwardness ineptitude     /ɪˈnep.tɪ.tjuːd/ US  /-t̬ɪ.tuːd/ noun [U] political/social/economic ineptitudeInability and awkwardness
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