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 for ineptitude
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ineptitude \In*ept"i*tude\, n. [L. ineptitudo.]
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     1. The quality of being inept; unfitness; inaptitude;
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              That ineptitude for society, which is frequently the
              fault of us scholars.                 --Tatler.
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     2. Absurdity; nonsense; foolishness.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training [syn:
           awkwardness, clumsiness, ineptness, ineptitude,
           maladroitness, slowness]
      2: having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful;
         "the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits
         of their worthlessness" [syn: worthlessness, ineptitude]
         [ant: worth]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  113 Moby Thesaurus words for "ineptitude":
     Urdummheit, absurdity, asininity, awkwardness, battiness,
     brainlessness, buffoonery, clownishness, clumsiness,
     crackpottedness, crankiness, craziness, daffiness, desipience,
     disability, disablement, disqualification, eccentricity, fatuity,
     fatuousness, folly, foolery, foolheadedness, foolishness,
     frivolity, frivolousness, futility, gaucherie, giddiness,
     goofiness, idiocy, ignorance, imbecility, impoliticalness,
     impoliticness, inability, inadequacy, inadvisability, inanity,
     inappropriateness, inaptitude, inaptness, incapability,
     incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency,
     incongruity, inconvenience, inconveniency, inefficiency, ineptness,
     inexpedience, inexpediency, infancy, infelicity, inferiority,
     inopportuneness, insanity, insufficiency, irrationality,
     lackbrainedness, lackwittedness, legal incapacity, low IQ, lunacy,
     madness, maladroitness, mental weakness, mindlessness, minority,
     niaiserie, nugacity, nuttiness, primal stupidity, queerness,
     reasonlessness, sappiness, screwiness, senselessness, silliness,
     slackmindedness, slackwittedness, stupidity, thoughtlessness,
     triflingness, triviality, undesirability, unfitness, unfittingness,
     unfortunateness, ungainliness, unintellectuality, unintelligence,
     unmeetness, unprofitability, unprofitableness, unseasonableness,
     unseemliness, unsuitability, unsuitableness, untimeliness,
     unwisdom, unwiseness, uselessness, wackiness, wardship, weirdness,
     witlessness, worthlessness, wrongness, zaniness, zanyism

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