unsuitable

  • 1 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

  • 2 unsuitable — 1590s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) “not” + SUITABLE (Cf. suitable) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 unsuitable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not fitting or appropriate. DERIVATIVES unsuitability noun unsuitably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 unsuitable — [un so͞ot′ə bəl] adj. not suitable; unbecoming; inappropriate unsuitability n. unsuitably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 unsuitable — un|suit|a|ble [ʌnˈsu:təbəl, ˈsju: US ˈsu: ] adj not having the right qualities for a particular person, purpose, or situation = ↑inappropriate ▪ unsuitable housing unsuitable for ▪ The book is unsuitable for children …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 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

  • 12 unsuitable — adjective not having the right qualities for a particular person, purpose, or situation (+ for): Those books are quite unsuitable for children. | beaches judged unsuitable for swimming …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 unsuitable — adjective 1) the product is unsuitable for your needs Syn: inappropriate, unsuited, wrong, ill suited, inapt, inapplicable, unacceptable, unfitting, unbefitting, incompatible, out of place, out of keeping, misplaced; formal inapposite Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 unsuitable — adjective 1) an unsuitable product Syn: inappropriate, ill suited, inapposite, unacceptable, unfitting, incompatible, out of place, out of keeping 2) an unsuitable moment Syn: inopportune, badly timed …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 15 unsuitable — adj. unsuitable for * * * [ʌn s(j)uːtəb(ə)l] unsuitablefor …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 unsuitable — [ʌnˈsuːtəb(ə)l] adj not suitable for a particular situation, purpose, or person Some of the material may be unsuitable for children.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 unsuitable — unsuitability, unsuitableness, n. unsuitably, adv. /un sooh teuh beuhl/, adj. not suitable; inappropriate; unfitting; unbecoming. [1580 90; UN 1 + SUITABLE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 18 unsuitable — adjective Not suitable; unfit; inappropriate. Ant: suitable …

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  • 19 unsuitable — Synonyms and related words: aberrant, abnormal, abominable, atrocious, bad, chintzy, criminal, delinquent, deviant, disgraceful, evil, exceptionable, functionless, futile, hardly the thing, ignominious, ill adapted, ill advised, ill assorted, ill …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 unsuitable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unsuited, inappropriate, unfitting, unbecoming. See disagreement. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. inadequate, improper, malapropos, disagreeable, discordant, incongruous, inharmonious, incompatible,… …

    English dictionary for students


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