unapt

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 unapt — index disproportionate, impertinent (irrelevant), inadept, inadequate, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate …

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  • 3 unapt — [un apt′] adj. 1. not fitting or suitable 2. not likely or inclined 3. not quick or skillful, as in learning; dull unaptly adv. unaptness n …

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  • 4 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 …

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  • 5 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;… …

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  • 6 unapt — See inapt. See inapt, inept, unapt …

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  • 7 unapt — adjective Not apt, inappropriate, unsuited …

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  • 8 unapt — Synonyms and related words: artless, half assed, ill adapted, ill assorted, ill chosen, ill fitted, ill matched, ill sorted, ill suited, ill timed, improper, inadept, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, inattentive,… …

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  • 9 unapt — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not fitting or suitable] Syn. unfit, out of keeping, inappropriate; see unsuitable . 2. [Not likely] Syn. improbable, not inclined, doubtful; see unlikely . 3. [Not skillful] Syn. slow, dull, unskillful, inept; see dull… …

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  • 10 unapt — adjective not appropriate in the circumstances. Derivatives unaptly adverb unaptness noun …

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  • 11 unapt — a. 1. Inappropriate, unsuitable, unfit, inapposite, inapplicable, irrelevant. 2. Unqualified, incompetent, inapt, ill qualified, dull, unskilful …

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  • 12 unapt — adj 1. unfit, unsuitable, out of character, out of keeping; unappropriate, inapposite, malapropos, out of place, inapplicable; unfitted, unsuited, ill adapted, incompatible, uncongenial; improper, unbefitting, unmeet, incorrect, unseemly,… …

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  • 13 unapt — un·apt …

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  • 14 unapt — un•apt [[t]ʌnˈæpt[/t]] adj. 1) not appropriate; unfit or unsuitable 2) not prone, likely, or disposed 3) deficient in aptitude or capacity; slow; dull • Etymology: 1325–75 un•apt′ly, adv. un•apt′ness, n …

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  • 15 unapt — /ʌnˈæpt/ (say un apt) adjective 1. unfitted; unsuited. 2. not disposed, likely, or liable. 3. not quick to learn; inapt. –unaptly, adverb –unaptness, noun …

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  • 16 unapt — adj. 1 (usu. foll. by for) not suitable. 2 (usu. foll. by to + infin.) not apt. Derivatives: unaptly adv. unaptness n …

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  • 17 inapt, inept, unapt — Inapt and inept mean not apt, not fitting, without aptitude or capacity : This person is inapt in computing the sales tax on purchases. Tom is a good mechanic, but he is inept in keeping customers satisfied. Inapt and inept share such approximate …

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  • 18 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]… …

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  • 19 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]… …

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  • 20 un|apt´ness — un|apt «uhn APT», adjective. 1. not fit or appropriate; unsuitable: »an unapt remark. 2. not normally likely or inclined; not prone by habit or nature: »a mind unapt to wander. 3. not skillful or dexterous; awkward; clumsy: »to be unapt with a… …

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