Synonyms and related words:
Urdummheit, absurdity, asininity, awkwardness, battiness, brainlessness, buffoonery, clownishness, clumsiness, crackpottedness, crankiness, craziness, daffiness, desipience, disability, disablement, disqualification, eccentricity, fatuity, fatuousness, folly, foolery, foolheadedness, foolishness, frivolity, frivolousness, futility, gaucherie, giddiness, goofiness, idiocy, ignorance, imbecility, impoliticalness, impoliticness, inability, inadequacy, inadvisability, inanity, inappropriateness, inaptitude, inaptness, incapability, incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, incongruity, inconvenience, inconveniency, inefficiency, ineptness, inexpedience, inexpediency, infancy, infelicity, inferiority, inopportuneness, insanity, insufficiency, irrationality, lackbrainedness, lackwittedness, legal incapacity, low IQ, lunacy, madness, maladroitness, mental weakness, mindlessness, minority, niaiserie, nugacity, nuttiness, primal stupidity, queerness, reasonlessness, sappiness, screwiness, senselessness, silliness, slackmindedness, slackwittedness, stupidity, thoughtlessness, triflingness, triviality, undesirability, unfitness, unfittingness, unfortunateness, ungainliness, unintellectuality, unintelligence, unmeetness, unprofitability, unprofitableness, unseasonableness, unseemliness, unsuitability, unsuitableness, untimeliness, unwisdom, unwiseness, uselessness, wackiness, wardship, weirdness, witlessness, worthlessness, wrongness, zaniness, zanyism

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • Ineptitude — In*ept i*tude, n. [L. ineptitudo.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being inept; unfitness; inaptitude; unsuitableness. [1913 Webster] That ineptitude for society, which is frequently the fault of us scholars. Tatler. [1913 Webster] 2. Absurdity; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ineptitude — (n.) 1610s, from Fr. ineptitude, from L. ineptitudo, noun of quality from ineptus unsuitable, absurd (see INEPT (Cf. inept)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • ineptitude — I noun fatuity, futility, impotence, impropriety, impuissance, inability, inadequacy, inanity, inaptitude, inappropriateness, incapacity, incompetence, inefficacy, inefficiency, inutility, stupidity, unfitness, uselessness, worthlessness… …   Law dictionary

  • ineptitude — [in ep′tə to͞od΄, in ep′tətyo͞od΄] n. [L ineptitudo] 1. the quality or condition of being inept 2. an inept act, remark, etc …   English World dictionary

  • ineptitude — n. 1) to demonstrate, display ineptitude 2) ineptitude at, in * * * [ɪ neptɪtjuːd] display ineptitude in to demonstrate ineptitude at …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ineptitude — [[t]ɪne̱ptɪtjuːd, AM tuːd[/t]] N UNCOUNT (disapproval) If you refer to someone s ineptitude, you are criticizing them because they do something with a complete lack of skill. ...the tactical ineptitude of the allied commander. Ant: skill …   English dictionary

  • ineptitude — in|ept|i|tude [ıˈneptıtju:d US tu:d] n [U] formal lack of skill ▪ the ineptitude of the people in charge …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ineptitude — inept ► ADJECTIVE ▪ incompetent; awkward or clumsy. DERIVATIVES ineptitude noun ineptly adverb ineptness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «unsuitable»: from Latin ineptus, from in not + aptus fitted …   English terms dictionary

  • ineptitude — noun Etymology: Latin ineptitudo, from ineptus Date: 1615 the quality or state of being inept; especially incompetence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ineptitude — /in ep ti toohd , tyoohd , i nep /, n. 1. quality or condition of being inept. 2. an inept act or remark. [1605 15; < L ineptitudo. See INEPT, I , TUDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ineptitude — noun The quality of being inept. Syn: ineptness …   Wiktionary

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