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Synonyms of inept

Adjective


1. awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosen, infelicitous (vs. felicitous)

usage: not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"

2. feckless, inept, incompetent (vs. competent)

usage: generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account"

3. inept, tactless, maladroit (vs. adroit)

usage: revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse; "an inept remark"; "it was tactless to bring up those disagreeable"

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