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Meaning of INEPTNESS

Pronunciation:  `in'eptnus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
  2. [n]  unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
 

INEPTNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness, unsuitability, unsuitableness
 
 Antonyms: suitability, suitableness
 
 See Also: inappropriateness, inconvenience, quality, unfitness, unskillfulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ept"ness\, n.
Unfitness; ineptitude.

      The feebleness and miserable ineptness of infancy.
                                               --Dr. H. More.

 

 

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