unsuited

unsuited
[[t]ʌ̱nsu͟ːtɪd[/t]]
1) ADJ-GRADED: oft ADJ to n/-ing If someone or something is unsuited to a particular job, situation, or place, they do not have the right qualities or characteristics for it.

He's totally unsuited to the job...

The snow cruiser proved hopelessly unsuited to Antarctic conditions.

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2) ADJ-GRADED: oft ADJ to n If two people, especially a man and a woman, are unsuited to each other, they have different personalities or interests, and so are unlikely to have a successful relationship.

By the end of that first year, I knew how totally unsuited we were to each other.

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  • unsuited — index gratuitous (unwarranted), improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, incapable, ineligible …   Law dictionary

  • unsuited — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not right or appropriate …   English terms dictionary

  • unsuited — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unsuited — un|suit|ed [ʌnˈsu:tıd, ˈsju: US ˈsu: ] adj [not before noun] 1.) not having the right qualities for a particular job or purpose unsuited to/for ▪ He was unsuited for the job. ▪ old school buildings unsuited to modern education 2.) BrE two people… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unsuited — un|suit|ed [ ʌn sutəd ] adjective not the right type of person or thing, for example for a particular job or purpose: unsuited to/for: She is definitely unsuited for manual work. Their ideas are unsuited to the business environment …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unsuited — UK [ʌnˈsuːtɪd] / US [ʌnˈsutəd] adjective not the right type of person or thing, for example for a particular job or purpose unsuited to/for: She is definitely unsuited for manual work. Their ideas are unsuited to the business environment …   English dictionary

  • unsuited — adj. unsuited to * * * [ʌn s(j)uːtɪd] unsuited to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unsuited — /ʌnˈsutəd / (say un soohtuhd) adjective 1. not suited or fit; inappropriate: unsuited to the purpose to which it is put. 2. badly matched; incompatible …  

  • unsuited — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unsuited — adjective a) Not suited for a specific purpose b) Not compatible; mismatched …   Wiktionary

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