[ US /ˌɪˈnɛptɪˌtud/ ]
[ UK /ɪnˈɛptɪtjˌuːd/ ]
  1. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
  2. having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
    the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness
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How To Use ineptitude In A Sentence

  • When we form an intention to achieve certain financial goals, or career objectives and we are blocked by either our own feelings of inadequacy, ineptitude, or by externals such as prejudice, the common response is frustration!
  • Not out of malice, just out of sheer social ineptitude. The Sun
  • His tightly honed but grandiloquent rhetoric rang like gold on marble, even when it was covering gross political ineptitude.
  • I have been with Telstra for 24 months now, their severe ineptitude is amazing. Telstra Bill Glitches Drive Dealers, Customers To Despair | Lifehacker Australia
  • In defence of the teams, some filthy weather contributed to the ineptitude. Times, Sunday Times
  • Todd's slapstick ineptitude is surpassed only by his wacky lies, which compound his mishaps into an international incident. Roush Review: The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret
  • As the ash settles, the world is awash with advice for those whose holidays were ruined by volcanic activity and government ineptitude. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Council of Ten referred to the doge as ίl vecchίo ίdίota— the old idiot—and they were so certain of his ineptitude that they never took a moment to look beyond the trembling hands and quivering chin which held steady enough when he dined alone. The Book of Unholy Mischief
  • What they grew dissatisfied with was Bush's bungling, his ineptitude driving oil to 80 bucks a barrel and putting America in diplomatic isolation as a Christian Zionist-led pack of cowboys, and the idea that we are stuck there nation-building for a pack of ingrateful Arab shitheads that would as soon as kill us than dip their purple fingers. The number of Americans who have died in the Iraq war...
  • Instead, on the eve of the opening ceremony Sunday, setbacks such as unhygienic accommodations and collapsing structures have triggered accusations of corruption and ineptitude. On eve of Commonwealth Games, India's persistent red tape is in spotlight
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