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inapt

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1 not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation
  • an inapt but well-meaning attempt to inject some humor into the proceedings

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2 lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job
  • a recruit who was utterly inapt for most soldierly duties, so he spent most of his time playing in the army band

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The first known use of inapt was circa 1670

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“Inapt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inapt. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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