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inept

  
  
If you say that someone is inept, you are criticizing them because they do something with a complete lack of skill.      adj  
  (disapproval, Antonym: skilful)   
He was inept and lacked the intelligence to govern...     
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inept

  
1    awkward, bumbling, bungling, cack-handed     (informal)   clumsy, cowboy     (informal)   gauche, incompetent, inexpert, maladroit, unhandy, unskilful, unworkmanlike  
2    absurd, improper, inappropriate, inapt, infelicitous, malapropos, meaningless, out of place, pointless, ridiculous, unfit, unsuitable  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    able, adroit, competent, dexterous, efficient, qualified, skilful, talented  
2    appropriate, apt, effectual, germane, sensible, suitable  

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