In*ept" (?), a. [L. ineptus; prefix. in- not + aptus apt, fit: cf. F. inepte. Cf. Inapt.]


Not apt or fit; unfit; unsuitable; improper; unbecoming.

The Aristotelian philosophy is inept for new discoveries. Glanvill.


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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