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Adjective: inept  in'ept
  1. Not elegant or graceful in expression
    "if the rumour is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?";
    - awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, ill-chosen, clunky [informal]
  2. Generally incompetent and ineffectual
    "inept handling of the account";
    - feckless
  3. Revealing lack of perceptiveness, judgment or finesse
    "an inept remark";
    - tactless

See also: incompetent, infelicitous, maladroit

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