Aptitudinal



capability; ability; innate or acquired capacity for something; talent:
She has a special aptitude for mathematics.
readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence:
He was placed in honors classes because of his general aptitude.
the state or quality of being apt; special fitness.
noun
inherent or acquired ability
ease in learning or understanding; intelligence
the condition or quality of being apt
n.

early 15c., “tendency, likelihood,” from Middle French aptitude (14c.) or directly from Late Latin aptitudo (genitive aptitudinis) “fitness,” noun of quality from Latin aptus “joined, fitted” (see apt). Meaning “natural capacity to learn” is 1540s; that of “quality of being fit (for a purpose or position)” is from 1640s.

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    inclined; disposed; given; prone: too apt to slander others. likely: Am I apt to find him at home? unusually intelligent; able to learn quickly and easily: an apt pupil. suited to the purpose or occasion; appropriate: an apt metaphor; a few apt remarks on world peace. Archaic. prepared; ready; willing. Contemporary Examples The two co-starred, […]

  • Aptness

    inclined; disposed; given; prone: too apt to slander others. likely: Am I apt to find him at home? unusually intelligent; able to learn quickly and easily: an apt pupil. suited to the purpose or occasion; appropriate: an apt metaphor; a few apt remarks on world peace. Archaic. prepared; ready; willing. Historical Examples Mr. Ballou was […]



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    aptyalia aptyalia ap·ty·a·li·a (āp’tī-ā’lē-ə, āp’tĭ-) or ap·ty·a·lism (āp-tī’ə-lĭz’əm, ā-tī’-) n. See asialism.



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