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  • apt
  • competent
  • happy
  • suitable
  • suited
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How to use inapt in a sentence

Nor did we find this description at all inapt as we drove over its excellent roads during the fine July weather.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
He is known by an offensive and inapt title—the green-tailed towhee.
BIRDS OF THE ROCKIESLEANDER SYLVESTER KEYSER
This unique naval structure was promptly nicknamed "a cheese-box on a raft," and the designation was not at all inapt.
A SHORT LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLNJOHN G. NICOLAY
Hurrying to the spot I met with a little adventure which it may not be inapt to relate.
BIRDS AND MANW. H. HUDSON
But this latter comparison, as I have shown, was curiously inapt if intended to cover the whole direction of the enterprise.
THE BLOCKING OF ZEEBRUGGEALFRED F. B. CARPENTER
The tender poetry in sky or sea gave these relentless merchantmen (if the term be not inapt) a most glaring oddity.
AN AMBITIOUS WOMANEDGAR FAWCETT
I do not think a Christian should desire punishment to fall upon his enemy, though such explanation of the sentence is not inapt.
EPISTLE SERMONS, VOL. IIMARTIN LUTHER
Unapt, un-apt′, adj. not suitable or qualified for: dull, inapt.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
"Quaker-looking" was not an inapt phrase for the person whom the maid ushered into the room through this door.
THE MARKET-PLACEHAROLD FREDERIC
Its Indian name, signifying 'the chosen place,' was not inapt for our meeting ground.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 5, ISSUE 4VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INAPT

  • amateurish
  • awkward
  • gauche
  • inapt
  • inept
  • inexpert
  • maladroit
  • unskillful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.