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ineptitude

[ in-ep-ti-tood, -tyood, ih-nep- ]
/ ɪnˈɛp tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud, ɪˈnɛp- /
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noun
quality or condition of being inept.
an inept act or remark.
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Also in·ept·ness [in-ept-nis] /ɪnˈɛpt nɪs/ .

Origin of ineptitude

First recorded in 1605–15; from Latin ineptitūdō; see origin at inept, -i-, -tude
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