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.
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.
© Webster 1913.