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1. aptitude

noun. ['ˈæptəˌtuːd'] inherent ability.

Synonyms

  • capableness
  • potentiality
  • power
  • ability
  • instinct
  • natural ability
  • inherent aptitude

Antonyms

  • inability
  • incapability
  • incapable
  • incapableness

Etymology

  • aptitudo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Aptitude

  • altitude
  • amplitude
  • attitude
  • certitude
  • d'etude
  • exactitude
  • fortitude
  • gratitude
  • ineptitude
  • latitude
  • longitude
  • magnitude
  • multitude
  • platitude
  • rectitude
  • servitude
  • solicitude
  • solitude
  • turpitude
  • verisimilitude

How do you pronounce aptitude?

Pronounce aptitude as ˈæptəˌtud.

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How do you spell aptitude? Is it eptitude ?

A common misspelling of aptitude is eptitude

Sentences with aptitude


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many have an aptitude for numbers and a good local knowledge.

2. Adjective
The ASVAB is an aptitude test developed and governed by the U. S. Department of Defense.

Quotes about aptitude


1. Today's students can put dope in their veins or hope in their brains. If they can conceive it and believe it, they can achieve it. They must know it is not their aptitude but their attitude that will determine their altitude.
- Jesse Jackson

2. The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.
- Denis Waitley

3. This is a long goodbye, yet not time enough. I have no aptitude for this. I cannot learn this. I would hold on, and hold on, until my hands clutch at emptiness.
- Juliet Marillier, Son of the Shadows

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