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. 2015.

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