ineptness ineptness  /ɪ ˈnɛpt nɪs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
  2. (n) the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose

Usage(s):

  1. Also says Republican ineptness in partly why bin Laden is still on the loose.
  2. Her form and presence are well exploited here, although modesty at one point combines with technical ineptness to produce an awkward effect.
  3. It's not the energizing ineptness of an exchange in an Ed Wood movie, or the carefully detailed high camp of the performances in David Lynch's Dune.

News

  • Politicians Should Study The Four-Year Presidential Cycle!

    The current Congress has not been winning many awards as the best and brightest. In fact, it?s been singled out for comical examples of ineptness, an ability to pass unimportant bills laden with pork, and gridlock stupidity on important issues that have repeatedly held markets and the economy hostage.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "This is just another example of ineptness that absolutely destroys Americans' _ including mine _ confidence in the federal government doing anything right and competent," said Sen. David Vitter, R-La.
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: David Vitter Source: FOXNews

  2. "First, they were victimized by hurricane, then, they were victimized by the ineptness of government, the slow, sluggish federal response, except for the Coast Guard, which was rescuing people from rooftops," Mikulski said.
    on Sep 6, 2005 By: Barbara Mikulski Source: WESH.com

  3. "I think we played one of the best Division II teams in the country. And no one should let off us because we shouldn't lose a game or play with that ineptness," said coach Tom Izzo. "I think they made us play that way, so I think the credit...
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Tom Izzo Source: SpartanInsider.com (subscription)

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