Origin of ineptitude
Examples from the Web for ineptitude
This pile of garbage and ineptitude is heading in one direction—toward a long-term crisis very costly to all.
Their ineptitude required the seaman to abandon his post at the tiller and man an oar himself.The Titanic’s Haute Heroine: The Countess of Rothes|Elizabeth Kaye|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It can just about compensate for any degree of ineptitude when running for office.
His reputation for ineptitude was enhanced when his secret testimony to the special tribunal recently leaked to the press.
The episodes conclude with the dates, which usually go badly—often thanks to the men's ineptitude at basic human decency.
Gordon was simply sacrificed to ineptitude in high quarters at home.An Autobiography|Elizabeth Butler
He was like a man who goes into a contest conquered already by his ineptitude at arms––and Kitty would have her way!Hidden Water|Dane Coolidge
So quickly did the forcefulness or ineptitude of four commanders determine the course of events.William Pitt and the Great War|John Holland Rose
Cooper resented his authority over himself and Stand Watie interpreted his waiting policy as due to inertness and ineptitude.The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War|Annie Heloise Abel
The very style of the schoolmen became a byword for ineptitude and barbarism.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
1610s, from French ineptitude, from Latin ineptitudo, noun of quality from ineptus "unsuitable, absurd" (see inept).