HyperDic: ineptness

English > 2 senses of the word ineptness:
NOUNcognitionineptness, awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slownessunskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
attributeineptness, unsuitability, unsuitablenessthe quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
ineptness > pronunciation
Soundsihneh'ptnihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > ineptness: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningunskillfulness resulting from a lack of training.
Synonymsawkwardness, clumsiness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness
Narrowerrustinessineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice
BroaderunskillfulnessA lack of cognitive skill
Spanishdesmaña, ineptitud, torpeza
Catalanineptitud
Adjectivesineptnot elegant or graceful in expression
English > ineptness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose.
Synonymsunsuitability, unsuitableness
Narrowerinappropriateness, unworthinessThe quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting
inconvenienceThe quality of not being useful or convenient
unfitnessThe quality of not being suitable
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositesuitability, suitablenessThe quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose
Spanishinadecuación, inaptitud, inconveniencia, inepcia, ineptitud
Catalaninadequació, inaptitut, inconveniència, inèpcia, ineptitud
Adjectivesineptgenerally incompetent and ineffectual
ineptrevealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse

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