unapt


un·apt

adjective \ˌən-ˈapt\

Definition of UNAPT

1
:  inappropriate, unsuitable <an unapt quote>
2
:  not accustomed and not likely <a teacher unapt to tolerate carelessness>
3
:  dull, backward <unapt scholars>
un·apt·ly \-ˈap(t)-lē\ adverb
un·apt·ness \-nəs\ noun

Examples of UNAPT

  1. <has a knack for saying the most unapt things at the worst possible moments>
  2. <at this point an admission of guilt from him would be most unapt>

First Known Use of UNAPT

14th century

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