not suitable; inappropriate; unfitting; unbecoming.
- un·suit·a·bil·i·ty, un·suit·a·ble·ness, noun
- un·suit·a·bly, adverb
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How to use unsuitable in a sentence
Other agencies are sending similar messages, including Dentsu, Havas and GroupM, by encouraging clients to be proactive, not reactive, to unsuitable content in and around the inauguration.
If anything, the challenge is not getting an advertiser off of TV or streaming when news events turn violent or are otherwise deemed unsuitable for a given advertiser.‘We’ve unfortunately had too much practice’: TV, streaming advertisers have grown accustomed to pulling ads when bad news breaks | Tim Peterson | January 11, 2021 | Digiday
Not only do these devices lack built-in cameras, they don’t support adding external cameras either, making them unsuitable for video chatting.
Japan’s mountainous island topography also makes it relatively unsuitable for generating solar and onshore wind energy.Japan set to become the latest country targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 | eamonbarrett | October 22, 2020 | Fortune
Whereas no valid news content is brand unsafe, some may be unsuitable when it comes to particular brand goals.Deep Dive: How media buying execs are adapting to the challenges and changes of 2020 and beyond | jim cooper | September 28, 2020 | Digiday
Just three years after doctors cast it off as unsuitable, the IUD is reigning supreme.Forget The Pill, IUD Is The New Queen of Birth Control | Sarah Kunst | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Of course, Christian tradition has rejected many of these stipulations about unsuitable professions.St. Hippolytus’ Careers Christians Should Never Have | Candida Moss | May 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One “gallant old doctor” says he finds it unsuitable she is in a mortuary.Death Became Her: Molly Lefebure’s Wartime Years of Murder and Suicide | Tim Teeman | April 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I with a wife unsuited to me, and she with a husband unsuitable for any woman.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show | Robert W. Chambers | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Each was ruined or wrecked by some aspect of its location that made it unsuitable as a building site.
The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
His opinion, however, was unfavourable, and he declared the work unsuitable for performance by the Musical Society.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
It is clearly unsuitable for photographing the Moon and planets, and for star charting.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters | James Edward Keeler
Some people claim that they can detect a definite pattern of suggestive songs and unsuitable thrillers in the programmes.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents | Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
The result is streets of overcrowded homes unsuitable for family life.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents | Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
British Dictionary definitions for unsuitable
not appropriate, suitable, or fit
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