Skill related

maladroit
(adj)
mal-ǝ-DROIT
Meaning

clumsy; bungling; inept

1st Sample Sentence

His maladroit handling of the project led to his demotion.

Antonyms

adroit

Mnemonics

mal (means bad) + adroit (it means skillful). and someone who is bad at skills in his known area, considered a maladroit person maladroit = mal (bad) + adroit (skillful) therefore maladroit means person having no skill, he must be clumsy. In Hindi this word can sound like mala+ad (aaj)+roi+t. mala aaj roi thi because her boss scolded her for not working skillfully and carefully

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