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I see that he cannot conceal his joy at the inaptitude of my avowal.

They had completely excused him from service on the basis of inaptitude.

Poor Santi took it all very quietly—insensible of his inaptitude.

Yet the malice truly lies in the inaptitude and inexperience of men.

Then I take it that his inexperience and inaptitude can do the company no harm?

In the first place you have to repair the injury done by my inaptitude for society.

I have already told you so, and my own inaptitude for military duty has nothing to do or to say in the question.

A man may be loyal at heart, but he resents the inaptitude of a wife who fails to keep the mental pace.

An inaptitude for exertion, especially for mental labor, forces the boy to give up school and college life.

There is languor, with depression of spirits, mental weariness, and inaptitude for work of any kind.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + aptitude.

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