Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ineptness

2 senses of ineptness

Sense 1
awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slowness -- (unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training)
       => unskillfulness -- (a lack of cognitive skill)

Sense 2
unsuitability, unsuitableness, ineptness -- (the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose)
       => quality -- (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare)

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