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See definition of inaptitude on Dictionary.com
  • as ininability
  • as inincapability
  • as inincompetency
  • as inpowerlessness

synonyms for inaptitude

  • failure
  • impotence
  • incompetence
  • inefficiency
  • ineptitude
  • lack
  • shortcoming
  • weakness
  • disqualification
  • frailty
  • inadequacy
  • incapability
  • incapacity
  • ineffectiveness
  • ineffectualness
  • inefficacy
  • ineptness
  • insufficiency
  • inutility
  • necessity
  • powerlessness
  • unfitness
  • incapacitation

antonyms for inaptitude

MOST RELEVANT
  • strong point
  • success
  • ability
  • sufficiency
  • capacity
  • competence
  • skill
  • talent
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How to use inaptitude in a sentence

Chopin's inaptitude in writing for the orchestra is, however, most conspicuous where he employs it conjointly with the pianoforte.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
A certain innate scepticism, I think, explains it and a certain inaptitude for sympathetic assimilation.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
The hired man has a monstrous inaptitude for doing an errand.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 20, NO. 33, NOVEMBER 1877VARIOUS
It was a period which displayed all the inaptitude of the Americans for sound financiering.
FAMOUS MEN AND GREAT EVENTS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURYCHARLES MORRIS
The other cause that tempts me out to these journeys is, inaptitude for the present manners in our state.
THE ESSAYS OF MONTAIGNE, COMPLETEMICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
Mr. Spencer himself admits in savages a certain inaptitude for generalization.
THE NON-RELIGION OF THE FUTURE: A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDYJEAN-MARIE GUYAU
These three had discovered that her inaptitude for fellowship at college was the result of a former starvation of her affections.
A BOOK OF BRYN MAWR STORIESMARIAN T. MACINTOSH
This showing was not on account of the negro's inaptitude for the climate; that is especially favorable for him.
THE AMERICAN MISSIONARY--VOLUME 39, NO. 02, FEBRUARY, 1885VARIOUS
Among adult criminals one found in childhood the same characters of inaptitude and resistance.
THE CRIMINALHAVELOCK ELLIS
He represents Mr. Hawthorne as not silent only by shyness, but by nature and inaptitude.
THE LETTERS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, VOLUME IIELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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