inapt


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in·apt

 (ĭn-ăpt′)
adj.
1. Inappropriate: an inapt remark.
2. Inept: inapt handling of the project.

in·apt′ly adv.
in·apt′ness n.

inapt

(ɪnˈæpt)
adj
1. not apt or fitting; inappropriate
2. lacking skill; inept
inˈaptiˌtude, inˈaptness n
inˈaptly adv

in•apt

(ɪnˈæpt)

adj.
1. not apt or fitting.
2. without aptitude or capacity.
[1735–45]
in•apt′ly, adv.
in•apt′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inapt - not elegant or graceful in expression; "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"
infelicitous - not appropriate in application; defective; "an infelicitous remark"; "infelicitous phrasing"; "the infelicitous typesetting was due to illegible copy"

inapt

adjective
2. Not suited to a given purpose:
3. Lacking the qualities, as efficiency or skill, required to produce desired results:
Translations

inapt

[ɪnˈæpt] ADJ (= unsuitable) → poco idóneo; (= inapposite) → no pertinente

inapt

adjungeschickt; comparisonunpassend

inapt

[ɪnˈæpt] adj (remark, behaviour) → poco appropriato/a
References in classic literature ?
Age and obesity had made her inapt for love, but she took a keen interest in the amatory affairs of the young.
Her defense was weak and inapt but she attained her object.
he asked suspiciously, noticing her tone of dreaminess and the inapt words.
It was a sombre evening, with a lurid light in the sky; and as I saw the prospect scowling in the distance, with here and there some larger object starting up into the sullen glare, I fancied it was no inapt companion to the memory of this fierce woman.
8% of the mesoregion are considered unsuitable for the banana crop, they are Neosoil or rocky outcrop, both inapt for culture.
Amir was fined over using inapt language and arguing with the PIA players.
Contrary to the research in developed countries highlighting online shopping risk, fear of faulty products, poor logistics and delayed delivery as major deterrents, in this study slow internet speed and inapt query handling emerge as deterrents for users as well as non users.
It supplied a fee chart that omitted some information while including other false information and making inapt comparisons.
The panel pictures are inapt for that purpose; we need the towers for the representation of life events.
The dysfunctional democratic order has proved too slow and inapt even to meet its constitutional obligations such as ensuring distribution of power to the grassroots by holding the local bodies' elections or even the national census (the last one took place in 1998).
It was emerging effectively from a challenging period following its divestiture from earlier owner Air France, which left it with an infrastructure that was inapt for an independent regional carrier, mentioned CityJet.
Sarason and Sarason in 1996 defined depression as a persistent feeling of sadness that may begin after some loss or stressful event but maintains for long period of time having inapt thought patterns that generalize to other similar events3.