in|apt´ness

in|apt´ness
in|apt «ihn APT», adjective.
1. not apt; not suitable; unfit. SYNONYM(S): inappropriate, inapposite.
2. unskillful; awkward. SYNONYM(S): unhandy.
in|apt´ly, adverb.
in|apt´ness, noun.

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