Definitions of aptness

  1. appropriateness; "the phrase had considerable aptness" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Disposition of the mind; propensity; as, the aptness of men to follow example. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Quickness of apprehension; readiness in learning; docility; as, an aptness to learn is more observable in some children than in others. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Proneness; tendency; as, the aptness of iron to rust. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Aptitude. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The quality of being apt. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Readiness or quickness in learning; fitness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for aptness

  1. " Like flowers turning to the sun," said Anna- Felicitas, even in that moment of excitement not without complacency at her own aptness – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  2. Every impartial reader of Boswell will admit that the rudeness of his retorts where it exists is entirely swallowed up and forgotten in their aptness ingenuity and wit. – Dr. Johnson and His Circle by John Bailey