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Having or showing no skill; clumsy,
  1. Having or showing no skill; clumsy
    • - the inept handling of the threat

  1. awkward: not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"
  2. feckless: generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account"
  3. revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse; "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"
  4. (ineptness) awkwardness: unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
  5. (ineptness) unsuitability: the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
  6. Insensitive Nuclei Enhanced by Polarization Transfer (INEPT) is a signal enhancement method used in NMR spectroscopy which involves the transfer of nuclear spin polarization from spins with large Boltzmann population differences to nuclear spins of interest with low Boltzmann population ...
  7. (Ineptness) A social skill is any skill facilitating interaction and communication with others. Social rules and relations are created, communicated, and changed in verbal and nonverbal ways. The process of learning such skills is called socialization. ...
  8. Not able to do something; not proficient; displaying incompetence; Unfit; unsuitable
  9. (ineptness) The quality or degree of being inept
  10. (adj.) not suitable or capable, unqualified (She proved how inept she was when she forgot two orders and spilled a pint of cider in a customer’s lap.)
  11. (adj) - lacking skill; unsuited ; incompetent