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Apt, Aptitude, Inept, Inaptitude, Ineptitude

Apt, Aptitude, Inept, Inaptitude, Ineptitude
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Running taught me valuable lessons. In cross-country competition, training counted more than intrinsic ability, and I could compensate for a lack of natural aptitude with diligence and discipline. I applied this in everything I did.” –Nelson Mandela

Running taught me valuable lessons. In cross-country competition, training counted more than intrinsic ability, and I could compensate for a lack of natural aptitude with diligence and discipline. I applied this in everything I did.” –Nelson Mandela

Apt is an adjective something that is suitable to someone or something, appropriate; quick at learning, and (apt) to do something means having a tendency to act quickly.

Researchers use apt references in their articles.

Few people are apt at adapting to new technologies, and apps.

Apter and aptest are the comparative and superlative forms of apt, and aptly is an adverb, and aptness is a noun.

Apt is also used as an abbreviation for apartment.

Inapt is the opposite of apt, and inaptitude is the lack of aptitude.

Aptitude is the natural ability in a person, skill in doing something. Some people are born with an aptitude for something.

Aptitude test is the test conducted to test the suitable of candidates for a type of work (a kind of intelligence test).

There is no word called eptitude but we have ineptitude.

“In the stereotype, indifference or ham-handed ineptitude is at the root of a man’s difficulty when it comes to the ritual of gift giving. But no one wants the reaction Homer Simpson got when, in the first season of “The Simpsons,” he gave his wife, Marge, a bowling ball – with his name etched on it – for her birthday.” –The New York Times

Inept is an adjective.

When someone is inept at something or doing something it means he or she is completely unskilful at it, something said or done at the wrong time (who would tolerate inept actions, either online or offline?).

If the leader of a political party is inept at making or giving good speeches, there is a little hope for that party to win the trust of the voters.

Learning to solve the minor problems of life with care and attention will help you to avoid inept handling of major crises in impending life.

Inept also means something said or done at the wrong time, not appropriate, not tactful.

Diplomacy is also about tactfulness, and there is no room for inept remarks, inept handling of situations, inept actions.

Ineptitude is a noun meaning the quality of being inept; lack of skill or ability or competence. The plural form is ineptitudes, and ineptly is an adverb.

The political party in power will be rejected if it proves to be ineptitude during its rule.

Assess your aptitudes and ineptitudes in order to excel in your chosen profession.

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