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Noun: ineptness  in'ept-nus
  1. Unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training
    - awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness, cack-handedness [Brit, informal]
  2. The quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
    - unsuitability, unsuitableness

Type of: quality, unskilfulness [Brit, Cdn], unskillfulness [N. Amer]