What does the word aptness mean?

Usage examples for aptness

  1. If Eva had witnessed his death she would have perceived the aptness of the saying that a monk's life is bitter, but his death is sweet. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Donnegan knew him by the aptness with which the name fitted that glorious figure of a man and by the calm, confident eye which now was looking him slowly over, from head to foot. – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  3. But the old stagers admit that the colored brethren have a wonderful aptness at legislative proceedings. – The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming