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  • adv. In an unsuitable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unsuitable manner; unfitly; inadequately; improperly; incongruously.

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

  • adv. in an inappropriate manner


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  • In 2010, responding to a BBC poll of how various countries regard each other, the paper said public opinion about China was shaped by the Western media, which it described as "unsuitably seasoned with misunderstanding, misinterpretation or even bias and enmity."

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  • She immediately showed her lack of education, understanding of the national scene and her total unsuitably for the office of vice president. wag

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  • In February, Finra fined a firm $200,000 for allegedly failing to supervise sales of reverse convertible notes and selling them, unsuitably, to a retired couple.

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  • Don't be surprised to see hordes of people posing for pictures in front of "Glico Man," the unsuitably athletic mascot of the Glico candy company.

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  • Its 11: 00a. m., and I can already tell that today will be a day where there are plenty available, yet unsuitably placed and inconvenient to use.

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  • There were some what I would call - unsuitably, given the circumstances - young Turks who are not Turks but who were proved more hostile.

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  • In the years since his death, many of his innovations, theories, and claims have been used, at times unsuitably and controversially, to support various fringe theories that are regarded as unscientific.

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  • When one, unsuitably attired in sandals and jeans, asked this Dales shepherd if he had seen the programme, he could answer quite truthfully: Afraid not.

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  • Of that television voice role he reveals that the casting was last minute, and he turned up to the late night session rather unsuitably dressed:

    Filmstalker: Closing Credits: John Forsythe

  • Amber was a four year old due to start reception, a little spoilt and particular and always unsuitably clothed – too new, too smart as Nicole always had plans from painting with the children, making cakes or playing in the nearby park!

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