Origin of inept
Examples from the Web for inept
Indeed, his inept attempts to frighten off Stewie only make the situation worse.
The moment seems to be a familiar breed of Internet gaffe when a eager but inept social media staffer makes a blunder.RNC Chair Tweets Picture Of Maryland's Democratic Governor|Ben Jacobs|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How could members of my profession be so inept at talking to suffering people?How One Doctor Mastered the Art of Delivering Life-Changing Diagnoses|Russell Saunders|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rather than a world of war and dragons, we get “Medieval Land Fun-Time,” a theme park with inept employees.Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock Play ‘Chopsticks,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Parody, and More Viral Videos|Natasha Bach|October 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When it comes to inept financial planning, Montreal 1976 was the all-time record-breaker.
In this the Pragers fall into the snobbish habit of going outside their own country for the sake of finding some inept comparison.From a Terrace in Prague|Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
Men of this stamp cannot endure close alongside of them the inept and gross dictatorship of an armed rabble.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
T reads So mon mai wele lengest helden, which is easier of interpretation, but is just as inept.
So it is against inane, inept and useless talk that St Paul sets his face.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians|G. G. Findlay
The inept Abercrombie did not disappoint him—Carillon was to be taken at the point of the bayonet!Old Quebec|Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan
British Dictionary definitions for inept
Word Origin for inept
Word Origin and History for inept
c.1600, from Old French inepte (14c.) or directly from Latin ineptus "unsuitable, improper, absurd, awkward, silly, tactless," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + aptus "apt" (see apt). Related: Ineptly; ineptness.