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INAPT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does inapt mean? 

INAPT (adjective)
  The adjective INAPT has 1 sense:

1. not elegant or graceful in expression

  Familiarity information: INAPT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INAPT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Not elegant or graceful in expression

Synonyms:

ill-chosen; inapt; inept; clumsy; cumbersome; awkward

Context examples:

an awkward prose style / a clumsy apology / his cumbersome writing style / if the rumor is true, can anything be more inept than to repeat it now?

Similar:

infelicitous (not appropriate in application; defective)


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