- un|suit|a|ble [ʌnˈsu:təbəl, -ˈsju:- US -ˈsu:-] adjnot having the right qualities for a particular person, purpose, or situation▪ unsuitable housingunsuitable for▪ The book is unsuitable for children .
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unsuitable — I adjective absurd, alienus, amiss, awkward, conflicting, contrary, discordant, discrepant, disparate, dissonant, disturbing, divergent, ill adapted, impertinent, improper, imprudent, in bad taste, inadequate, inadmissible, inadvisable,… … Law dictionary
unsuitable — 1590s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) вЂњnotвЂќ + SUITABLE (Cf. suitable) … Etymology dictionary
unsuitable — *unfit, improper, inappropriate, unfitting, inapt, unhappy, infelicitous Analogous words: unbecoming, unseemly, *indecorous, indecent: inept, maladroit, *awkward, clumsy, gauche Antonyms: suitable … New Dictionary of Synonyms
unsuitable — [adj] not proper, inappropriate clashing, disagreeable, discordant, discrepant, disparate, disproportionate, dissident, dissonant, ill suited, improper, inadequate, inadmissible, inapposite, inapt, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent,… … New thesaurus
unsuitable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not fitting or appropriate. DERIVATIVES unsuitability noun unsuitably adverb … English terms dictionary
unsuitable — [un so͞ot′ə bəl] adj. not suitable; unbecoming; inappropriate unsuitability n. unsuitably adv … English World dictionary
unsuitable — un|suit|a|ble [ ʌn sutəbl ] adjective * not appropriate for a particular situation, purpose, or person: INAPPROPRIATE: an unsuitable candidate completely unsuitable clothing unsuitable for: Some of the material may be unsuitable for children. ╾… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
unsuitable */ — UK [ʌnˈsuːtəb(ə)l] / US [ʌnˈsutəb(ə)l] adjective not suitable for a particular situation, purpose, or person an unsuitable candidate completely unsuitable clothing unsuitable for: Some of the material may be unsuitable for children. Derived word … English dictionary
unsuitable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ make sth, render sth ▪ The size of the rooms made the house unsuitable for conversion into apartments. ▪ consider sth, deem sth … Collocations dictionary
unsuitable — [[t]ʌ̱nsu͟ːtəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ for n/ ing Someone or something that is unsuitable for a particular purpose or situation does not have the right qualities for it. Amy s shoes were unsuitable for walking any distance. ...taking heavy… … English dictionary