from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not suiting; not suitable.

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

  • verb Present participle of unsuit.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • For a moment that she thought she saw lust in Raddol's eyes, but unsuiting is not undressing, she told herself.

    Who Do You Say I Am

  • For it would be much better for us to have something of the unsuiting passion of dauntedness and fear conjoined and intermixed with our sentiments of a deity, than while we fly from it, to leave ourselves neither hope, content, nor assurance in the enjoyment of our good things nor any recourse to God in our adversity and misfortunes.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Then he went through the ritual of unsuiting, placing the empty metallic cloth skin in its holding slot in his copious closet and setting the storage unit for a standard clean and check.

    Sentenced To Prism

  • AS one was not anciently to want a wedding-garment at a marriage feast, so now-a-days wilfully to wear gaudy clothes at a funeral is justly censurable as unsuiting with the occasion.

    Good Thoughts in Bad Times and Other Papers.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.