So the KGB assembled a group of young women with an aptitude for languages.
According to the aptitude Chronology report, she was also diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
Others say Wong is smart, and has an aptitude for understanding foreign policy.
But that won't do for the folks without the aptitude to enter the new high-skilled fields.
“The girls we teach have the aptitude, and they can get a job right out of high school,” she says.
She had no aptitude for aimlessness, and moreover thought it vulgar.
He had seized a sword from a dying hand and was wielding it with aptitude and power.
And this aptitude is abundantly encouraged by history; for here was once the favored home of a tribe of Indians.
She had the aptitude for the work and the means for thorough study.
He does hug himself, and whether he does it consciously or unconsciously depends on his aptitude for clear self-criticism.
early 15c., "tendency, likelihood," from Middle French aptitude (14c.) or directly from Late Latin aptitudo (genitive aptitudinis) "fitness," noun of quality from Latin aptus "joined, fitted" (see apt). Meaning "natural capacity to learn" is 1540s; that of "quality of being fit (for a purpose or position)" is from 1640s.