An innate capability
From her early years she showed great aptitude for study, an ardent and enthusiastic spirit, and unquestionable talent.
Trained in a hard school, he showed a precocious aptitude for war and government.
His talents and aptitude for affairs impressed John IV.
He was educated in the Jesuit college at Parma, and showed at first a great aptitude for mathematics.
The bark is completely dog-like, and the primitive hunting instincts have been cultivated into a marvellous aptitude for herding sheep and cattle.