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Princeton's WordNet

  1. awkward, clumsy, cumbersome, inapt, inept, ill-chosenadjective

    not elegant or graceful in expression

    "an awkward prose style"; "a clumsy apology"; "his cumbersome writing style"; "if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?"


  1. inaptadjective

    Unapt; not apt; unsuitable; inept.


  1. inapt

    Inapt refers to something that is not suitable or appropriate in a particular situation. It can also mean lacking skill or aptitude.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inaptadjective

    unapt; not apt; unsuitable; inept

  2. Etymology: [Pref. in- not + apt: cf. F. inapte. Cf. Inept.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inapt

    in-apt′, adj. not apt: unfit, or unqualified.—ns. Inapt′itude, Inapt′ness, unfitness, awkwardness.—adv. Inapt′ly.

Anagrams for inapt »

  1. NAITP

  2. Paint

  3. paint

  4. pinta

  5. tap in

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inapt in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inapt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of inapt in a Sentence

  1. Richard Morrison:

    The Fed is lending to banks and strategically purchasing assets, not handing over bailout payments to anyone. AOCs comparison to student loan payment is inapt. Todays liquidity injection is not the bank or corporate equivalent of someones loans getting paid off by taxpayers, the short-term lending the Fed engages in is quickly repaid by the financial institutions in question, even when, as in this case, the Fed has decided to dramatically scale up certain categories of lending in response to a market downturn.

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