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inept, feckless
adj. generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account"
adj. not fit to assume responsibility
left-handed, heavy-handed, ham-handed, ham-fisted, handless, butterfingered, bungling, bumbling
adj. lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H. Vorse
adj. lacking the power to produce a desired effect; "laws that are inefficacious in stopping crime"
adj. not producing desired results; wasteful; "an inefficient campaign against drugs"; "outdated and inefficient design and methods"
ill-chosen, inept, inapt, cumbersome, clumsy, awkward
adj. not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"
clunky, unwieldy, ungainly, clumsy, gawky
adj. lacking grace in movement or posture; "a gawky lad with long ungainly legs"; "clumsy fingers"; "what an ungainly creature a giraffe is"; "heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair"
unable, ineffectual, ineffective
adj. lacking in power or forcefulness; "an ineffectual ruler"; "like an unable phoenix in hot ashes"
adj. difficult to analyze or understand; "a complicated problem"; "complicated Middle East politics"
butcherly, botchy, unskillful
adj. poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful attempt"
adj. clumsy and unskilled; "a big stupid lubberly fellow"
ungainly, clumsy, bunglesome, awkward
adj. difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape; "an awkward bundle to carry"; "a load of bunglesome paraphernalia"; "clumsy wooden shoes"; "the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl"
incapable, unqualified
adj. lacking the necessary skill or knowledge etc.; "an incapable helper"
inefficient, ineffective
adj. lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate; "an ineffective administration"; "inefficient workers"
adj. lacking specific legal qualifications; "a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband"
adj. not characteristic of or suitable for a good workman; "an unworkmanlike result"; "an unworkmanlike tool"
slaphappy, harum-scarum, happy-go-lucky, devil-may-care, freewheeling, carefree
adj. cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth"
head-in-the-clouds, scatterbrained, flighty
adj. guided by whim and fancy; "flighty young girls"
adj. irresponsible in the use of firearms
adj. free from control or responsibility
adj. lacking a sense of responsibility
adj. (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"
adj. legally qualified or sufficient; "a competent court"; "competent testimony"
capable, able
adj. have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
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