American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Not fitting or proper; unseemly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not meet or fit; improper; not suitable; unbecoming.
- Unseemly; coarse; rustic.
- Not suited or fitted; not adapted.
- adj. archaic Not proper
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Not meet or fit; not proper; unbecoming; unsuitable; -- usually followed by
- un- + meet (Wiktionary)
“Those cases described as unmeet for punishment are all within the ethical, but outside the legislative, sphere, except the "groundless" cases, which are outside both.”
“Many hundreds of ideas have been generated by the camps with a good number not only being developed over the weekend itself but also taken forward after the event by committed individuals looking to improve broken public service models or meeting previously unmeet needs.”
“While the night after the election hype might seem like a bad thing when unmeet expectations come crashing down.”
“It hath reached me that the folk are incensed at my failure to come forth to them and are minded of their mischief to do with me that which is unmeet for that they know not what ailment aileth me.”
“And he looked on her hard, and the colour came into her cheeks, and she laughed uneasily, as a dainty lady when she heareth some unmeet tale.”
“In what words shall I describe this dread exploit, by what language shall I make it credible to ages to come, what eulogies are there unmeet for thee, though they be hyperboles piled on hyperboles!”
“Let not the time allotted be so short as to be unmeet for the going through with the duty effectually.”
“The world is apt to despise the worship of the saints, as mean and contemptible, -- unmeet for the majesty of God.”
“But what are these defilements and pollutions which make us unmeet to approach unto the presence of God,”
“Can we render ourselves more unlike him, more unmeet for communion with him?”
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