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unapt

[uhn-apt] /ʌnˈæpt/
adjective
1.
not appropriate; unfit; unsuitable:
an unapt answer.
2.
not prone, likely, or disposed:
She is unapt to waste what she has accumulated with such effort.
3.
deficient in aptitude or capacity; slow; dull:
an unapt student.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see un-1, apt
Related forms
unaptly, adverb
unaptness, noun
Can be confused
inapt, inept, unapt.
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British Dictionary definitions for un apter

unapt

/ʌnˈæpt/
adjective
1.
(usually postpositive) often foll by for. not suitable or qualified; unfitted
2.
mentally slow
3.
(postpositive; may take an infinitive) not disposed or likely (to)
Derived Forms
unaptly, adverb
unaptness, noun
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