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unsuitable

[ uhn-soo-tuh-buhl ]
/ ʌnˈsu tə bəl /
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Definition of unsuitable

adjective
not suitable; inappropriate; unfitting; unbecoming.
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Origin of unsuitable

First recorded in 1580–90; un-1 + suitable

OTHER WORDS FROM unsuitable

un·suit·a·bil·i·ty, un·suit·a·ble·ness, nounun·suit·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unsuitable

unsuitable
/ (ʌnˈsuːtəbəl, ʌnˈsjuːt-) /

adjective
not appropriate, suitable, or fit
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