Meaning of unapt in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈapt/

Translate unapt into Spanish


  • Not appropriate or suitable in the circumstances.

    ‘it is not an unapt word’
    • ‘The one time I used it, thankfully, was for my high school yearbook (where it made a smashingly unapt contribution to the book's Art Nouveau theme.)’
    • ‘As one of you put it to me, they are unapt for more than just that.’
    • ‘I have, too, a sort of spiritual gaucherie which makes me unapt to participate in any rite.’
    • ‘Anthony's point is as simple as it is rueful: laughter is recreative, but only because our fallen nature is so unapt to take solace from contemplating Heaven.’