unapt

adjective un·apt \ 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

unaptly

play \ˌən-ˈap(t)-lē\ adverb

unaptness

play \ˌən-ˈap(t)-nəs\ noun

Examples of unapt in a Sentence

  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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