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aptness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aptness  \Apt"ness\,  n. 
  1.  Fitness;  suitableness;  appropriateness;  as  the  aptness  of 
  things  to  their  end 
 
  The  aptness  of  his  quotations.  --J.  R.  Green. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aptness 
  n  1:  a  disposition  to  behave  in  a  certain  way  "the  aptness  of 
  iron  to  rust";  "the  propensity  of  disease  to  spread" 
  [syn:  {propensity}] 
  2:  appropriateness;  "the  phrase  had  considerable  aptness"  [syn: 
  {appositeness}]  [ant:  {inaptness},  {inaptness}] 




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