Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Inappropriate.
  • adjective Inept.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not apt in kind or character; ill adapted to the purpose or occasion; unsuitable; not fit or qualified: as, a person inapt for a particular service.
  • Not apt in action or manner; not ready or skilful; dull; slow; awkward; unhandy: as, an inapt student or workman. Also unapt. See inept.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Unapt; not apt; unsuitable; inept.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Unapt; not apt; unsuitable; inept.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not elegant or graceful in expression

Etymologies

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in- +‎ apt

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