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The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Marcus Aurelius

Meaning of "unsuitable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNSUITABLE

unsuitable  [ʌnˈsuːtəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNSUITABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unsuitable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNSUITABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unsuitable in the English dictionary

The definition of unsuitable in the dictionary is not appropriate, suitable, or fit.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNSUITABLE


bootable
ˈbuːtəbəl
commutable
kəˈmjuːtəbəl
computable
kəmˈpjuːtəbəl
dilutable
daɪˈluːtəbəl
disputable
dɪˈspjuːtəbəl
executable
ˈɛksɪˌkjuːtəbəl
immutable
ɪˈmjuːtəbəl
imputable
ɪmˈpjuːtəbəl
indisputable
ˌɪndɪˈspjuːtəbəl
inscrutable
ɪnˈskruːtəbəl
mutable
ˈmjuːtəbəl
permutable
pɜːˈmjuːtəbəl
prosecutable
ˈprɒsɪˌkjuːtəbəl
reconstitutable
riːˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːtəbəl
recruitable
rɪˈkruːtəbəl
refutable
rɪˈfjuːtəbəl
shootable
ˈʃuːtəbəl
substitutable
ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːtəbəl
suitable
ˈsuːtəbəl
undisputable
ˌʌndɪsˈpjuːtəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNSUITABLE

unsuccess
unsuccessful
unsuccessfully
unsuccessive
unsuccoured
unsucked
unsufferable
unsufficient
unsuit
unsuitability
unsuitableness
unsuitably
unsuited
unsullied
unsummed
unsummered
unsummoned
unsung
unsunk
unsunned

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNSUITABLE

able
acceptable
accountable
adjustable
charitable
comfortable
inevitable
notable
on the table
palatable
portable
printable
profitable
reputable
stable
table
timetable
uncomfortable
unforgettable
unstable
vegetable

Synonyms and antonyms of unsuitable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNSUITABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «unsuitable» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of unsuitable

Translation of «unsuitable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNSUITABLE

Find out the translation of unsuitable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unsuitable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unsuitable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不合适的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contraindicado
570 millions of speakers

English

unsuitable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनुपयुक्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غَيْرُ مُنَاسِب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неподходящий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inadequado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনুপযুক্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inapproprié
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak sesuai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unpassend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不適切な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부적당한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora cocog
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không phù hợp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொருத்தமற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अयोग्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uygun olmayan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inadatto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niestosowny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

непридатний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

inadecvat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανάρμοστος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ongeskik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

olämplig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

upassende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unsuitable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNSUITABLE»

The term «unsuitable» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.653 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNSUITABLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «unsuitable» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «unsuitable» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unsuitable

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8 QUOTES WITH «UNSUITABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word unsuitable.
1
Sophie Aldred
My concept of a 'Doctor Who' girl was that you screamed a lot and ran around quarries in unsuitable footwear. Of course you fell over and twisted your ankle, because you had high heels on.
2
Marcus Aurelius
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
3
Peter Baynham
No subject is unsuitable for comedy.
4
Maeve Binchy
I had a very happy childhood, which is unsuitable if you're going to be an Irish writer.
5
Ahmed Chalabi
The Iraqi people are living a long-running tragedy because of the legacy of the old regime, the Americans and their actions that are unsuitable for Iraqi society, and the weakness of national resolve.
6
Jeremy Grantham
The language 'It's too late' is very unsuitable for most environmental issues. It's too late for the dodo and for people who've starved to death already, but it's not too late to prevent an even bigger crisis. The sooner we act on the environment, the better.
7
Benoit Mandelbrot
I was in an industrial laboratory because academia found me unsuitable.
8
Carol Vorderman
My first marriage was totally unsuitable and shouldn't have happened. It was a whirlwind, rebound thing. I was 23 or 24 - a baby.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNSUITABLE»

Discover the use of unsuitable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unsuitable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman introduces bestselling mystery author P.D. James’s courageous but vulnerable young detective, Cordelia Gray, in a “top-rated puzzle of peril that holds you all the way” (The New York Times).
P.D. James, 2012
2
A Most Unsuitable Match
An unlikely attraction occurs between two passengers on a steamboat journey up the Missouri River to Montana.
Stephanie Grace Whitson, 2011
3
An Unsuitable Attachment (Bello)
Set in St Basil’s, an undistinguished North London parish, An Unsuitable Attachment is indeed full of the high comedy for which Barbara Pym is famed.
Barbara Pym, 2013
4
Unsuitable
And can she learn to trust the love of her mother, who suddenly seems so changed? Both poignant and dramatic, Unsuitable will refresh your faith as it reveals the power of hope in dark places.
Kathryn Wright, Margaret Locklair, 2011
5
Unsuitable for Ladies: An Anthology of Women Travellers
An Anthology of Women Travellers Jane Robinson. for; Ladies fin flllIhu-luw mi Wm' um Fran-“1.- Hr r a i" . kl;fl 5 .V.- I P _ UNSUITABLE FOR LADIES James Robinson first began collecting books at. Unsuitable Cover.
Jane Robinson, 2001
6
Highly Unsuitable Girl
The new novel by the prize-winning author of The Last Dance, Walking Alone and RunawaysThere were always two Anya Caves.Some who knew her when she was young saw an intelligent, attractive girl who would go far.
Carolyn McCrae, 2012
7
Unsuitable Men
In an effort to reinvigorate both her love life and her lacklustre career at posh magazine Country House, she sets herself a mission to date as many unsuitable men as possible. Toyboys. Sugar daddies. Fauxmosexuals.
Pippa Wright, 2012
8
His Unsuitable Viscountess (Mills & Boon Historical)
From hard-headed businesswoman.
Michelle Styles, 2012
9
The Most Unsuitable Wife
Wanted: one completely improper bride.Even if Drake Kincaid had placed such an advertisement in every paper in the country, he couldn't have found a better candidate than Pearl Parker...which is fine with him.
Caroline Clemmons, 2012
10
An Unsuitable Bride
Two have found brides who meet the terms . . . and all depends on the youngest, Peregrine Sullivan. New York Times bestselling author Jane Feather’s Georgian trilogy concludes with a sexy tale sure to delight.
Jane Feather, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNSUITABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unsuitable is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Govt rejects claim of 'unsuitable' housing land
The Housing Minister is defending plans to free up Crown land in Auckland to build new homes amid claims most of the sites are totally unsuitable. Labour's ... «Radio New Zealand, May 15»
2
FCA bans and fines adviser £290k over unsuitable Ucis advice
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined adviser Paul Reynolds £290,344 and banned him over unsuitable and misleading advice on unregulated ... «Citywire.co.uk, May 15»
3
3 UP girls call off wedding with 'unsuitable', grooms
KANPUR/LUCKNOW: "Baraat laut jayegi" (The groom's family will return) — The statement is slowly but certainly losing its definitive power to silence dissenting ... «Times of India, May 15»
4
Waterford psychiatric facilities unsuitable despite €1.2m upgrade
Facilities for patients with acute psychiatric difficulties in Waterford University Hospital remain unsuitable despite a recent €1.2 million upgrade, according to a ... «Irish Times, Apr 15»
5
IG Audit: ATF Spent $600K on Drones Deemed 'Unsuitable' for Use
IG Audit: ATF Spent $600K on Drones Deemed 'Unsuitable' for Use ... never flew them operationally" because they were "unreliable or unsuitable," says a March ... «CNSNews.com, Mar 15»
6
School punishes student for his 'unsuitable' hair
A FATHER has criticised his son's school after it placed the 14-year-old in isolation for having an 'unsuitable' haircut. Year-nine Durrington High School student ... «Worthing Herald, Jan 15»
7
MI5 job advert declares tattoos 'unsuitable'
Under the skills section in a job advert recently posted by MI5, it reads any “distinguishing features such as tattoos” would make one applying “unsuitable for the ... «RT, Jan 15»
8
Police deem over 2 million emergency calls 'unsuitable'
An urgent request for police assistance because there was no toilet paper in a public bathroom and a complaint that a vending machine had failed to return the ... «The Japan Times, Jan 15»
9
Rejecting Unsuitable Suitors Easier Said Than Done
New research shows that it's easier to reject an unsuitable romantic partner in a hypothetical situation, but not so easy in a face-to-face encounter. «PsychCentral.com, Nov 14»
10
Indian American Author's 'Unsuitable Celibate' Released on …
"Unsuitable Celibate: Mistaken Glory of Celibacy" written by Dr. Bharat Thakkar, a well-known reliability and quality control expert and highly regarded poet, ... «NDTV, Oct 14»

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