What does unsuitable mean?

Definitions for unsuitable

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unsuitable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsuitable(adj)

    not meant or adapted for a particular purpose

    "a solvent unsuitable for use on wood surfaces"

  2. inapplicable, unsuitable(adj)

    not capable of being applied

    "rules inapplicable to day students"

  3. unsuitable(adj)

    not conducive to good moral development

    "the movie is unsuitable for children"

  4. undesirable, unsuitable(adj)

    not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse)


  1. unsuitable(Adjective)

    Not suitable; unfit; inappropriate.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unsuitable

    un-sū′ta-bl, adj. not suitable, fitting, or adequate: unbecoming.—v.t. Unsuit′, to be unsuitable for.—ns. Unsuitabil′ity, Unsuit′ableness.—adv. Unsuit′ably.—adjs. Unsuit′ed, not suited or adapted to; Unsuit′ing, not suiting.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsuitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsuitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Terry Pratchett, Hogfather:

    An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.

  2. Albert Schweitzer:

    Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.

  3. Martin Harrison:

    I conclude that the disputed trades were incongruous and exceptional trades. They were unsuitable for the LIA and I can find no investment rationale for them.

  4. Wang Shouqing:

    In my opinion, out of those 8,000 plus projects, half are unsuitable for PPP, we find that a lot of government officials have an incorrect understanding of PPP.

  5. Peter Sellers:

    Some forms of reality are so horrible we refuse to face them, unless we are trapped into it by comedy. To label any subject unsuitable for comedy is to admit defeat.

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