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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not appropriate.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • adjective Not suitable; unfit; inappropriate.

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

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

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