Example sentences for: inept

How can you use “inept” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Not all the quotations are witty; an inept one is credited to Adolph Deutsch:

  • In five years, the General built new roads, created a royal postal service, and set the pattern of Mughal administration for the next two centuries before dying in battle and leaving the throne to a number of inept successors and, eventually, the return of Humayun.

  • By definition, nebbishes are whiners, lacking self-confidence, generally inept, and on the losing end of social transactions--all characteristics that work against their ever achieving fame.

  • When Lincoln fired the famously inept McClellan, Pinkerton went, too.

  • Once more, he started the race as an inept political amateur . And once again, he's ending it as a destructive sore loser ."


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