Definition of unpreparedness in English:

unpreparedness

Pronunciation /ˌənprəˈper(ə)dnəs/ /ˌənprəˈpɛr(ə)dnəs/

noun

See unprepared

‘Add to this generic corruption the mystifying, near-total unpreparedness of the American rulers of Iraq to deal with the complex realities of the country after its ‘liberation.’’
  • ‘Ryaas, who was the main person responsible for drafting the regional autonomy law, said that the revision showed unpreparedness on the part of central government to hand over parts of its authority to regional administrations.’
  • ‘It didn't name names or lay the blame for India's state of unpreparedness on specific individuals - for all their laxity, India's military and intelligence communities will go unreprimanded.’