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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not appropriate: unsuitable attire.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not suitable; unfit; inappropriate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not suitable, fit, or adapted; incapable of suiting; unfit; incongruous; improper.

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

  • adj. not capable of being applied
  • adj. not meant or adapted for a particular purpose
  • adj. not conducive to good moral development
  • adj. not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse)

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