Word of the day: 1/30/17

Word: Ineptitude

You Pronounce It: /iˈneptəˌt(y)o͞od/

Definition: noun
lack of skill or ability.
“the officials displayed remarkable ineptitude”

I found it while reading Rhetoric in the European Tradition by Thomas M. Conley when he writes about Plato and the influencing factors behind his philosophy, “Athens, it was clear to him, had fallen because of the ineptitude and ignorance of its democratic leaders and, in no small measure, the teachings of the likes of Gorgias and Protagoras.” (8)

 

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