unaptly
adverb see unapt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Unaptly — 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]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unaptly — See unapt. * * * …   Universalium

  • unaptly — un·apt·ly …   English syllables

  • unaptly — adverb see unapt …   Useful english dictionary

  • unapt — unaptly, adv. unaptness, n. /un apt /, adj. 1. not appropriate; unfit; unsuitable: an unapt answer. 2. not prone, likely, or disposed: She is unapt to waste what she has accumulated with such effort. 3. deficient in aptitude or capacity; slow;… …   Universalium

  • Bass drum — Drum Drum, n. [Cf. D. trom, trommel, LG. trumme, G. trommel, Dan. tromme, Sw. trumma, OHG. trumba a trumpet, Icel. pruma a clap of thunder, and as a verb, to thunder, Dan. drum a booming sound, drumme to boom; prob. partly at least of imitative… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Double drum — Drum Drum, n. [Cf. D. trom, trommel, LG. trumme, G. trommel, Dan. tromme, Sw. trumma, OHG. trumba a trumpet, Icel. pruma a clap of thunder, and as a verb, to thunder, Dan. drum a booming sound, drumme to boom; prob. partly at least of imitative… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drum — Drum, n. [Cf. D. trom, trommel, LG. trumme, G. trommel, Dan. tromme, Sw. trumma, OHG. trumba a trumpet, Icel. pruma a clap of thunder, and as a verb, to thunder, Dan. drum a booming sound, drumme to boom; prob. partly at least of imitative… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unapt — adjective Date: 14th century 1. inappropriate, unsuitable < an unapt quote > 2. not accustomed and not likely < a teacher unapt to tolerate carelessness > 3. dull, backward < unapt scholars > • unaptly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unaptness — See unaptly. * * * …   Universalium

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