How to use Ineptitude in a sentence
Politicians almost invariably show blundering ineptitude when running the economy.
Defeat in the 1962 Sino-Indian war exposed government ineptitude.
If the average person had shown such ineptitude at work they would probably have faced summary dismissal.
Instead it was a method of erecting signs that was beyond careless or inconsistent - it was sheer ineptitude.
Historians argue that it was the political ineptitude of his opponents which allowed Stalin to gain power.Advertisement
Any cushion we had in the First Division has been wiped out by our own ineptitude.
Can this dubious character be the one to lift Alice out of the depths of her social ineptitude?
One might wonder how students with such high grades could exhibit such mathematical ineptitude.
His abilities as a trainer of (mostly) his own horses were matched only by his financial ineptitude.
Add to this that he was a virtuous husband, a kind father, a fervent Christian and a good-natured man full of excellent intentions, yet a spectacle of moral pusillanimity and ineptitude.Advertisement
It seems impossible not to connect the latter with the Scottish Atteile or Atteal, to be found in many old records, though this last word (however it be spelt) is generally used in conjunction with teal, as if to mean a different kind of bird; and commentators have shown a marvellous ineptitude in surmising what that bird was.
The political ineptitude of James is clear; he often showed firmness when conciliation was needful, and weakness when resolution alone could have saved the day.
In the Channel it was saved from disaster by the ineptitude of the French and Spanish fleets.