Etymology
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aptness (n.)

"state or quality of being apt" in any sense, 1530s, from apt + -ness.

updated on September 24, 2022

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Definitions of aptness from WordNet

aptness (n.)
a disposition to behave in a certain way;
the aptness of iron to rust
Synonyms: propensity
aptness (n.)
appropriateness for the occasion;
the phrase had considerable aptness
Synonyms: appositeness
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