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  1. awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude, maladroitness, slownessnoun

    unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training

    Synonyms:
    subnormality, maladroitness, deliberation, unsuitableness, backwardness, slowness, unsuitability, cumbersomeness, nuisance value, stiffness, retardation, mental retardation, clumsiness, gracelessness, unhurriedness, deliberateness, awkwardness, worthlessness, unwieldiness, ineptitude

  2. unsuitability, unsuitableness, ineptnessnoun

    the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose

    Synonyms:
    ineptitude, slowness, unsuitableness, unsuitability, clumsiness, maladroitness, awkwardness

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#19789retardation
#23226stiffness
#30710deliberation
#53531slowness
#76733awkwardness
#79193ineptitude
#96428backwardness
#101812clumsiness
#119417worthlessness
#166485ineptness
#169885unsuitability

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  1. Justice Warren E. Burger:

    ... ours is a sick profession marked by incompetence, lack of training, misconduct and bad manners. Ineptness, bungling, malpractice, and bad ethics can be observed in court houses all over this country every day ... these incompetents have a seeming unawareness of the fundamental ethics of the profession. ... the harsh truth is that ... we may well be on our way to a society, overrun by hordes of lawyers, hungry as locusts, and brigades of judges in numbers never before contemplated.

  2. Blaise Ingoglia:

    The state of Florida is currently in a state of emergency because of the ineptness and the incompetence of the federal government when it comes to immigration policy, in fact, I would say that someone should declare the federal government itself its own disaster area.

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