Definitions

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  • v. To fail to suit; to be unfit for.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. Not to suit; to be unfit for.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To be unsuitable for; be out of accordance with.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ suit

Examples

  • The world is an untidy place, and only saints or those capable of photosynthesis can be absolutely scrupulous about such decisions, but your principles and your position unsuit you for this project.

    Enjoying the Summer

  • "The space is inadequate and the topography unsuit-able." the ship replied discouragingly.

    Mid Flinx

  • Naturally he didn't unsuit until he was safe and secure within his apartment.

    Sentenced To Prism

  • After a lot of shuffling around, everybody finally got plugged in and we were allowed to unsuit - ninety-seven naked chickens squirming out of bright green eggs.

    The Forever War

  • After a lot of shuffling around, everybody finally got plugged in and we were allowed to unsuit ninety-seven naked chickens squirming out of bright green eggs.

    The Forever War

  • 'It's more than two hundred thousand years since Rama passed near any star, and that particular one turns out to be an irregular variable - about the most unsuit - able sun you could imagine for an inhabited solar system.

    Rendezvous with Rama

  • Locke found this type of agreement eminently suitable to describe his notion of the social relationships of mankind, but quite unsuit - able as a description of the strictly political relationship that he wished to advocate.

    SOCIAL CONTRACT

  • There was another opening at the end of this space, giving entrance directly to the lock, saving time when one must suit or unsuit in leaving or entering the ship.

    The Zero Stone

  • A sodden and pathetic figure, in his notorious blue-flannel shirt, and the suit, or the unsuit, which he had worn into Lipsittsville in the days when he had been a hobo, Father waited for the evening train and for Mr. Harris Hartwig.

    The Innocents A Story for Lovers

  • The state was to have charge of education; it was to control public manners by sumptuary legislation and to forbid both sexes unsuit able marriages (mésalliances).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

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