Inept

Definition of Inept

In`ept´
a.1.
1.Not apt or fit; unfit; unsuitable; improper; unbecoming.
The Aristotelian philosophy is inept for new discoveries.
- Glanvill.
2.Silly; useless; nonsensical; absurd; foolish.
To view attention as a special act of intelligence, and to distinguish it from consciousness, is utterly inept.
- Sir W. Hamilton.

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