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Borrowed from Middle French inepte, from Latin ineptus, from in- + aptus (whence English apt).

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Rhymes: -ɛpt

Adjective

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inept (comparative more inept, superlative most inept)

  1. Not able to do something; not proficient; displaying incompetence.
    • As a waiter, he was inept, so they put him in the kitchen.
  2. Unfit; unsuitable.

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Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French inepte, from Latin ineptus.

Adjective

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inept m or n (feminine singular ineptă, masculine plural inepți, feminine and neuter plural inepte)

  1. inept

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