Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being unsuitable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being unsuitable; unsuitableness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose

Etymologies

From unsuitable + -ity (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Spare us that slop about how writing about Palin’s unsuitability is like attacking motherhood, womankind and apple pie.

    Waldo Jaquith - Obama ahead in polls.

  • There really does seem to be no other reason for his alleged "unsuitability" for marriage.

    Mark Kermode's DVD round-up

  • NASD officials have said they reacted to myriad customer complaints over the product's confusing conditions over the years, such as unsuitability for older customers and early-withdrawal charges.

    More Regulation Looms For Annuities Annuity Anxiety

  • And then Kestrel sealed his "unsuitability" by publicly proposing marriage to a Gypsy ... and being accepted The corners of his mouth turned up in a smile he could not repress.

    The Robin And The Kestrel

  • Assembly Speaker Jassem Al-Khorafi about the 'unsuitability' of the proposal, reports

    Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

  • This is one of several observations made by the Karnataka Administrative Tribunal while dismissing the petition filed by Ms. Malini questioning the order issued in February 2009 discharging her for "unsuitability" for the post.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • "unsuitability" to deliver modern education; schools which are not part of a funded programme already; local authorities 'own priorities; and readiness to proceed.

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  • Except that her unsuitability was precisely the thing that intrigued him.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • Opens at Vue West End, W1, Fri 30, and selected cinemas Fri 6Perhaps mindful of his own unsuitability, Besson treats Aung Saan Suu Kyi's story with too much restraint here, making for a slow, pious trudge through the Burmese leader's eventful life.

    This week's new film, DVD & Blu-ray

  • Loeb writes among other things that the board should have reacted months ago to the obvious: Bartz's lack of experience in the space and complete unsuitability for the job which has dragged the company's stock price down to approximately $13.61 a share when he reckons it should be a round $20.

    Vicky Ward: What Really Happened With Yahoo and Carol Bartz

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