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inaptitude

[ in-ap-ti-tood, -tyood ]
/ ɪnˈæp tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /
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noun

lack of aptitude; unfitness.
unskillfulness; lack of dexterity.

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inapprehension, inapprehensive, inapproachable, inappropriate, inapt, inaptitude, inaptly, inarch, inarguable, inari, inarticulate

Origin of inaptitude

First recorded in 1610–20; in-3 + aptitude
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inaptitude


n.

1610s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + aptitude.

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