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  • nouninclination
  • nounquickness at learning

synonyms for aptitudes

  • predilection
  • propensity
  • bent
  • disposition
  • drift
  • leaning
  • proclivity
  • proneness
  • tendency
  • proficiency
  • savvy
  • knack
  • competence
  • flair
  • talent
  • ability
  • gift
  • intelligence
  • capability
  • stuff
  • smarts
  • faculty
  • capacity
  • cleverness
  • giftedness
  • what it takes
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antonyms for aptitudes

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  • antipathy
  • dislike
  • hate
  • disinclination
  • inaptitude
  • incapacity
  • stupidity
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How to use aptitudes in a sentence

The more recent development of the mind has been in its intellectual powers, while its physical aptitudes have somewhat declined.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
In the collective mind the intellectual aptitudes of the individuals, and in consequence their individuality, are weakened.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
The animal is ignorant of diversity, of the accumulation of aptitudes; man alone is "luxurieux," is libidinous.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
But it is an education he has constructed for himself out of his aptitudes, as all other actual educations have really been.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
I had no further intimations of his classical aptitudes; but he took me for a cleverer pupil than I was.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
These men of aptitudes have a poor conception of the facts of life to meet the necessities of modern expansion.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
These two aptitudes, simple though they be, characterize man better than the number of his vertebrae and his molars.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
In all its adaptations and aptitudes, it demands union and abhors separation.
SPEECHES AND LETTERS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1832-1865ABRAHAM LINCOLN
There was no other way to develop the manifold aptitudes of man than to bring them in opposition with one another.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Admission to the class is gained by exercise of the pecuniary aptitudesaptitudes for acquisition rather than for serviceability.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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