Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • adverb In an unsuitable manner.

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

  • adverb in an inappropriate manner

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Examples

  • 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."

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • 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."

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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

    Palin: 'The media will never understand'

  • 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.

    City Walk: Osaka

  • 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.

    Hunting Season

  • 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.

    Mutual-Fund Fines Still a Finra Focus

  • 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.

    City Walk: Osaka

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

    Bridging The Christian-Muslim Divide

  • 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.

    City Walk: Osaka

  • 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.

    City Walk: Osaka

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