Definition for APT'I-TUDE

APT'I-TUDE, n. [of aptus, apt.]

  1. A natural or acquired disposition for a particular purpose, or tendency to a particular action or effect; as, oil has an aptitude to burn; men acquire an aptitude to particular vices.
  2. Fitness; suitableness.
  3. Aptness; readiness in learning; docility.

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