ill-suited


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ill-suited

adj
1. ill-suited for unsuitable for something
2. not very compatible
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ill-suited

adjective
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ill-suited

[ˈɪlˈsuːtɪd] ADJ as a couple they are ill-suitedcomo pareja no son compatibles, no hacen buena pareja
he is ill-suited to the jobno es la persona indicada para el trabajo

ill-suited

[ˌɪlˈsuːtɪd] adj (couple) → mal assortito/a
he is ill-suited to the job → è inadatto a quel lavoro
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This lady died, but her lessons were indelibly impressed on the mind of Safie, who sickened at the prospect of again returning to Asia and being immured within the walls of a harem, allowed only to occupy herself with infantile amusements, ill-suited to the temper of her soul, now accustomed to grand ideas and a noble emulation for virtue.
cried Anna Mikhaylovna as he went, with the smile of a coquettish girl, which at one time probably came naturally to her, but was now very ill-suited to her careworn face.
The nature of her commendation, in the present case, however, happened to be particularly ill-suited to the feelings of two thirds of her auditors, and was so very unexhilarating to Edward, that he very soon got up to go away.
Gordon was a man by nature ill-suited to be a schoolmaster: he was impatient and choleric.
Have the goodness to banish a levity, sir, which is very ill-suited to the place in which you stand (though perhaps you have reason to be thankful that it's only that place),' says Mr Brass's gentleman, with a nod of the head, insinuating that the dock is Mr Swiveller's legitimate sphere of action; 'and attend to me.
She sate commonly with her father, who was very proud of her wit, and heard the talk of many of his wild companions--often but ill-suited for a girl to hear.
The time and place are but ill-suited for an introduction.
Bertram,' said she, with a smile; but it was a smile ill-suited to the conversation that had passed, a saucy playful smile, seeming to invite in order to subdue me; at least it appeared so to me.
She acquired a taste for luxury and for dress, together with manners ill-suited to her real position.
At first blush, Kennedy seems surprisingly ill-suited to politics, an introvert in an extrovert's profession.
In her woeful mishandling of the Brexit negotiations - from the hardline Lancaster House speech and the more conciliatory Florence speech to the scrambled dinner invitation and desperate phone calls to EU leaders - Theresa May shows how ill-suited her Government have been.
Swansea Crown Court heard the 59-year-old was ill-suited to the demanding role of a carer, and would lash out at the pensioner in frustration.