Aptness

Definition of Aptness

Apt´ness
n.1.Fitness; suitableness; appropriateness; as, the aptness of things to their end.
The aptness of his quotations.
- J. R. Green.
2.Disposition of the mind; propensity; as, the aptness of men to follow example.
3.Quickness of apprehension; readiness in learning; docility; as, an aptness to learn is more observable in some children than in others.
4.Proneness; tendency; as, the aptness of iron to rust.

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appositeness, appropriateness, bent, bump, expediency, faculty, fitness, flair, genius, head, helpfulness, knack, meetness, order, propitiousness, propriety, rightness, suitability, suitableness, talent, turn
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