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Definition 1: the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for ineptness in the sense of this definition

(ineptness is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of ineptness ) the quality of being not particularly suitable or befitting

"he retracted nothing that he had said about the inappropriateness of either a corporeal God or a God who is a person" "his praise released from her loud protestations of her unworthiness"

(... is a kind of ineptness ) the quality of not being suitable

"the judges agreed on his unfitness for the appointment"

(... is a kind of ineptness ) the quality of not being useful or convenient

Definition 2: unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for ineptness in the sense of this definition

(ineptness is a kind of ...) a lack of cognitive skill

(... is a kind of ineptness ) ineptitude or awkwardness as a consequence of age or lack of practice

"his rustiness showed when he was asked to speed up"

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