maladroitness :

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  • n  unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training

  • First, with typical maladroitness, he patted his wife's fanny in a Dan Rather interview.
  • Yet they can find themselves in political hells caused, in part, by their emotional maladroitness.
  • It may have once been a monstrous 793 carets, before a jeweler's maladroitness and a few subsequent refinements chopped it to the mere 109-caret chunk it is today.

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