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aptitude
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Definition natural ability
  • Hyde's study indicates that girls and boys have the same aptitude for math.
aptitude = natural ability
  • She took an online career aptitude test and then a career interest test.
  • aptitude = natural ability
  • Evidently she had great natural aptitude for her work.
    Cather, Willa  --  My Antonia
  • He had led an easy life, ordering much and working little, and had no aptitude for any new business.
    Eliot, George  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • I have neither aptitude nor inclination for fiction.
    London, Jack  --  The Sea Wolf
  • She mentioned that there was one who had singular skills at caretaking, another who loved newchildren, one with unusual scientific aptitude, and a fourth for whom physical labor was an obvious pleasure.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • aptitude = natural ability
  • Immediately I'd think of the Air Force, but as a freshman in high school I had taken the aptitude test and failed miserably.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • aptitude = natural ability
  • I am pleased, of course, because of your aptitude test results.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • aptitude = natural ability
  • Well, it was clear to me — and my parents later confessed that it had been obvious to them, too — what my aptitude was.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • aptitude = natural ability
  • So you have no idea what my aptitude is?
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • aptitude = natural ability
  • Probably the one with scientific aptitude was Benjamin, the male who had devised new, important equipment for the Rehabilitation Center.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • aptitude = natural ability
  • You have shown, besides, a singular aptitude for getting into false positions; and, yes, upon the whole, for behaving well in them.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • And the milestones of his training: Dutchy passes his physical and scores high on the mechanical aptitude test.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Vasia did not show any great talent for drawing but he had enough aptitude to enter a school of industrial design.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • It has been observed in a former paper, that "the true test of a good government is its aptitude and tendency to produce a good administration."
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • 2 Paper #68 said, "The true test of a good government is its aptitude and tendency to produce a good administration."
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • And Georgy liked to play the part of master and perhaps had a natural aptitude for it.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • I had it until I took up public speaking, developed my voice, and learned that I had an aptitude for science.
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • It looks like you did very well on the aptitude tests, Risaabove average, actually.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • My human life had not prepared me for things that came naturally, and I couldn't make myself trust this aptitude to last.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn

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