appropriate: She is suited to such a job.
compatible or consistent with: a prose style suited to the subject.

Origin of suited

First recorded in 1615–25; suit + -ed2
Related formsun·suit·ed, adjectivewell-suit·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for unsuited

incompatible, inapt, unseemly, unfitting

Examples from the Web for unsuited

Contemporary Examples of unsuited

Historical Examples of unsuited

  • But I need dwell no more on a subject which is unsuited for these pages.


    James Anthony Froude

  • A princely house in every way is this; but how unsuited to ruined fortunes!

  • Never in the world were two united who were so unsuited to each other.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey

  • And the leghorn, unsuited to trials of wind and weather, was left at home.

    The Wrong Woman

    Charles D. Stewart

  • Meanwhile you are fostering tastes in Madeleine which are unsuited to her condition.

    Fairy Fingers

    Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie

British Dictionary definitions for unsuited



not appropriate for a particular purposetemperamentally unsuited to his role
(of two people) not likely to have a successful relationship
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