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[ in-ept-nis, ih-nept ]


  1. a variant of ineptitude.

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The changes are mostly varying degrees of sudden technological ineptness, offset in certain cars by proactive updates from the manufacturers.

Far too long, the city has succumbed to ineptness, politics, public relations, poor advice, and no accountability while homeless providers were belittled and criticized for simply managing, or worse yet being part of the problem.

The job in 2021 is Arline’s to lose at the moment, and he’s focused on getting bigger, stronger and faster and mastering an offense that Niumatalolo repeatedly called “inept” during the season.

In April, Tony Thompson, the Sheriff of Waterloo, Iowa ,told Rachel Maddow that Tyson displayed “inept, reactionary and dysfunctional responses” to the pandemic.

From Eater

People could also just be inept at figuring out what will make them happy in love.

They are not only those identified by the prime minister, such as ineptness of the original police investigation.

Their "lameness" and "ineptness" and "impotence" plainly arose from disinclination alone.

"We've had infinites already—infinites," thought Oliver, and didn't care about the ludicrous ineptness of the words.

If these two noticed Angel's growing social ineptness, he noticed their growing mental limitations.

"Don't be too indifferent, Cora," said her mother, with ingenuous ineptness.

The inefficiency and ineptness of the Secretary of State have been a reproach to the country.


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