Definition of inapt:
uneasy, cumbersome, awkward, agree, sticky, feckless, inept, gawky, fumbling, incapable, unenviable, tactless, cumbrous, incongruous, inefficient, inexpert, ungainly, infelicitous, bunglesome, unwieldy, bungling, unseemly, unapt, usual, ability, clumsy, ill-suited, ill at ease, unskillful, unskilled, embarrassing, incompetent, ill-chosen, unworkmanlike, clunky.
Choice Many sentences betoken ignorance and others indicate extreme carelessness on the part of the writers by the inapt choice of their prepositions, which often express relations so delicate in their distinctions that nothing short of an extended study of the best writers will confer the desired skill.- "Slips of Speech", John H. Bechtel.
According to Hawthorne, the name in this case was not inapt, for the cow was so recalcitrant and anti- social that it was finally sent to Coventry by the more docile kine, always to be counted on for moderate conservatism.- "The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees", Mary Caroline Crawford.
As I looked at her I bethought me she presented no inapt simile to a careless youth rushing over the sea of life regardless of all the dangers which surround him, and with the pit of destruction yawning before him.- "Hurricane Hurry", W.H.G. Kingston.