Unaptness
Unapt Un*apt", a. 1. Inapt; slow; dull. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. Unsuitable; unfit; inappropriate. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

3. Not accustomed and not likely; not disposed. [1913 Webster]

I am a soldier and unapt to weep. --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*apt"ly}, adv. -- {Un*apt"ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • disqualification — dis·qual·i·fi·ca·tion /dis ˌkwä lə fə kā shən/ n 1: something that disqualifies or incapacitates 2: the act of disqualifying: state of being disqualified disqualification of a juror for bias Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster.… …   Law dictionary

  • impropriety — I noun bad taste, improper action, improper behavior, imprudence, inappropriate behavior, inappropriateness, incongruousness, incorrectness, indecency, indecorousness, indecorum, indelicacy, indiscretion, inelegance, inexpedience, inexpediency,… …   Law dictionary

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