What is another word for inept?

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Adjective
Awkward, clumsy, or incompetent
“Their years of management were pretty inept and brought about a tenfold increase in water prices.”
Adjective
Not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation
“The Government's inept response turned this into a crisis.”
Adjective
Unfit
“… a well-meaning but inept secretary who can't seem to keep the boss's appointments straight.”
Adjective
Showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment
“… she offers one inept suggestion after another for saving the parish church.”
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