Definition of aptness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈap(t)nəs/


[mass noun]
The quality of being appropriate or suitable: the aptness of the punishment
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  • I didn't need to extend myself very far to see the aptness of the simile - the frill could be the white chuti that frames the Kathakali dancer's face and the changing colours akin to the dancer's colours.
  • The aptness of exile as a description of the modern condition affirms our movement away from or out of the sacred landscape, even if only through nature's erasure or desecration.
  • Moreover, as his case shows, the longer a pontificate lasts, the greater the likelihood that a name chosen in good faith will outlive its aptness.

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