un adept

adept

[adj. uh-dept; n. ad-ept, uh-dept]
adjective
1.
very skilled; proficient; expert: an adept juggler.
noun, adept.
2.
a skilled or proficient person; expert.

Origin:
1655–65; < Medieval Latin adeptus one who has attained (the secret of transmuting metals), noun use of L past participle of adipiscī to attain to (ad- ad- + -ep-, combining form of ap- in aptus apt + -tus past participle suffix)

adeptly, adverb
adeptness, noun
nonadept, adjective
nonadeptly, adverb
nonadeptness, noun
unadept, adjective
unadeptly, adverb
unadeptness, noun

adapt, adept, adopt.
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adept
 
adj
1.  very proficient in something requiring skill or manual dexterity
2.  skilful; expert
 
n
3.  a person who is skilled or proficient in something
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin adeptus, from Latin adipiscī to attain, from ad- to + apiscī to attain]
 
a'deptly
 
adv
 
a'deptness
 
n

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adept
1660s (n.), 1690s (adj.), from L. adeptus "having reached, attained," pp. of adipisci "to attain to, acquire," from ad- "to" + apisci "grasp, attain," related to aptus "fitted" (see apt). Noun meaning "one who is skilled in the secrets of anything" is from a M.L. use in alchemy.
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