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In a poor, unsatisfactory, or inadequate way
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In a foolish manner
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In an unable way
“Not only did Sam not own a boat, but as far as I knew, he was a pretty inept sailor.”
In an incoherent manner
With discomfort or lack of coordination
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Adverb for clumsy or awkward in nature
“To her ear, it sounded like an obvious attempt to keep the topic open or an inept attempt at conversation.”
Adverb for inappropriate for a given purpose, situation or occasion
“No other event is likely to receive more attention than the government's inept response to the financial crisis.”
Adverb for displaying a lack of sensibleness or judgment
“I am not prepared to argue that the acceptance of inept ideas about ourselves will not prove damaging.”
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