Maladroitness
Maladroit Mal`a*droit", a. [F. See {Malice}, and {Adroit}.] Of a quality opposed to adroitness; clumsy; awkward; unskillful. -- {Mal"a*droit`ly}, adv. -- {Mal`a*droit"ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • maladroitness — noun see maladroit …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maladroitness — See maladroitly. * * * …   Universalium

  • maladroitness — noun The condition of being maladroit …   Wiktionary

  • maladroitness — mælÉ™ drɔɪtnɪs n. awkwardness, clumsiness; lack of skill; tactlessness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maladroitness — mal·a·droit·ness …   English syllables

  • maladroitness — noun unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training • Syn: ↑awkwardness, ↑clumsiness, ↑ineptness, ↑ineptitude, ↑slowness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slow (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • awkwardness — noun 1. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training • Syn: ↑clumsiness, ↑ineptness, ↑ineptitude, ↑maladroitness, ↑slowness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slow (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • clumsiness — noun 1. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training • Syn: ↑awkwardness, ↑ineptness, ↑ineptitude, ↑maladroitness, ↑slowness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slow (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ineptitude — noun 1. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training • Syn: ↑awkwardness, ↑clumsiness, ↑ineptness, ↑maladroitness, ↑slowness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slow (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ineptness — noun 1. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training • Syn: ↑awkwardness, ↑clumsiness, ↑ineptitude, ↑maladroitness, ↑slowness • Derivationally related forms: ↑slow (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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