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Definition of aptness:

  1. Disposition of the mind; propensity; as, the aptness of men to follow example.
  2. Fitness; suitableness; appropriateness; as, the aptness of things to their end.
  3. Proneness; tendency; as, the aptness of iron to rust.
  4. Quickness of apprehension; readiness in learning; docility; as, an aptness to learn is more observable in some children than in others.


way, felicitousness, propensity, gift, genius, flair, properness, faculty, head, happiness, fittingness, appositeness, knack, suitableness, talent, approach, instinct, turn, rightness, seemliness, ability, aptitude.

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