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Synonyms for inept

Synonyms for inept

characterized by inappropriateness and gracelessness, especially in expression

lacking the qualities, as efficiency or skill, required to produce desired results

clumsily lacking in the ability to do or perform

lacking dexterity and grace in physical movement

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not elegant or graceful in expression

generally incompetent and ineffectual

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revealing lack of perceptiveness or judgment or finesse

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The participants agreed that such a volatile situation might lead towards ultimate postponement of general elections, and stressed on ensuring full implementation of Supreme Court verdict, instead of supporting reinstatement of a highly inept, corrupt government.
The IPCC said its response was so inept it borders on the unbelievable.
A A The European Union and the United States are concerned of another sanctuary for Al Qaida, said the paper which commented on a report by the Chairman of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), Harvey Sicherman.A A A Al-Qaeda is notorious for its preference for failed states, the World Tribune noted, adding that the last thing Africa needs is another "dependent and inept territory."A A A In this study, published April 16, under the title: "A Note on the Western Sahara," Harvey Sicherman said the creation of a failed state in the Maghreb "cannot be in U.S.
It was very disappointing, very inept. Perhaps the players believed their own publicity a little too much.
Psych 9, however, is a rare exception, being an inept, badly-made, shoddy horror that even fans of inept, badlymade, shoddy horrors won't like.
Stuart Pearce has written off his chances of being next in line to England boss Fabio Capello after revealing how his work with the Italian left him feeling "inept".
Famously inept Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Martin) is back on the trail of a thief who has stolen the Pink Panther diamond, this time joined by a team of international detectives.
* Most Americans believe that the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina was "at best inept and at worst a reflection of latent racism," but, in truth, the 2005 disaster epitomized the government's failure to win the media wars, contends the US Joint Forces Command in a report tided, "Joint Operating Environment 2008."
Dafydd James has labelled the performance of Wales as inept after Gareth Jenkins men slumped to a record 62-5 defeat against England.
O'Donnell clearly and accurately describes the Coalition and Iraqi Government's inept political machinations of September and October that led to RCT-1's finally being tasked to clear the city.
The best answer to our Iraq predicament is to either take back total control of that nation and its currently inept government, or withdraw our troops, civilians, and monetary support immediately.
She's always dreaming up adventure stories--and so the townspeople forgive her inept waitressing to hear her 'humdingers'--until a city slicker tries to enforce the health codes Matilda's been breaking right and left.
I don't think John Kerry and Al Gore lost the presidency because they were inept at navigating the Freak Show, though they certainly were inept.
These cases highlight some of the serious flaws that plague our nation's capital punishment process: prosecutor and police misconduct, racial bias, inept attorney representation and the arbitrary application of the death penalty.