Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not suited.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not suited for a specific purpose
  • adjective Not compatible; mismatched
  • adjective Not wearing a suit.

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

  • adjective not easy to combine harmoniously

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Contestants can go wrong picking a song too closely identified with a previous Idol, too old or unfamiliar, too worn-out or just plain unsuited for their voices.

    Idol Meter: Eyeing the odds

  • Such lands would normally be classified as unsuited to that crop.

    Chapter 9

  • Stevens ordered that negotiations be carried out in Chinook, a limited trade jargon unsuited for complex discussions, and that proceedings be concluded in just two days.

    The Seattle Times

  • These are the anchovy fishermen of south-western port of Saint-Jean-of-Luz who, confronted with a dramatic fall in their catches and "unsuited" EU rules, the small anchovy fishermen have blockaded the port.

    Frog eats Frog

  • We should weed out teachers who are unsuited to the profession by periodic testing—for we cannot compromise on quality—but we must also identify and reward the best teachers.

    The Good Fight

  • We should weed out teachers who are unsuited to the profession by periodic testing—for we cannot compromise on quality—but we must also identify and reward the best teachers.

    The Good Fight

  • We should weed out teachers who are unsuited to the profession by periodic testing—for we cannot compromise on quality—but we must also identify and reward the best teachers.

    The Good Fight

  • Reasons: offensive language, sexually explicit, and unsuited to age group

    Boing Boing

  • Reasons: offensive language, sexually explicit, and unsuited to age group

    Boing Boing

  • Reasons: sexually explicit and unsuited to age group

    Boing Boing

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