(?), a. [L. ineptus; prefix. in- not + aptus apt, fit: cf. F. inepte. Cf. Inapt.]
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1. Not apt or fit; unfit; unsuitable; improper; unbecoming.
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The Aristotelian philosophy is inept for new discoveries.
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2. Silly; useless; nonsensical; absurd; foolish.
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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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