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inapt

[ in-apt ]
/ ɪnˈæpt /
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adjective
not apt or fitting.
without aptitude or capacity.
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Origin of inapt

First recorded in 1735–45; in-3 + apt

OTHER WORDS FROM inapt

in·apt·ly, adverbin·apt·ness, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH inapt

inapt , inept, unapt
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British Dictionary definitions for inapt

inapt
/ (ɪnˈæpt) /

adjective
not apt or fitting; inappropriate
lacking skill; inept

Derived forms of inapt

inaptitude or inaptness, nouninaptly, adverb
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