Definitions

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  • n. A government characterized by incompetent leaders.
  • n. The phenomenon of governance or leadership by the incompetent.

Etymologies

inept, from French inepte ("feckless") + -cracy, from Ancient Greek κράτος (kratos, "strength, power"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The council operates as a private club, with the Liberal Democrats, Labour and the Conservatives all too happy to perpetuate an ineptocracy.

    Plaid takes on Lib Dems in Cardiff

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  • Does an eptocracy exist anywhere?

    January 6, 2012