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Appropriate to a purpose or an occasion.

suit′a·bil′i·ty, suit′a·ble·ness n.
suit′a·bly adv.
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Noun1.suitableness - the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose; "an important requirement is suitability for long trips"
appropriateness - the quality of being specially suitable
fitness, fittingness - the quality of being suitable; "they had to prove their fitness for the position"
convenience - the quality of being useful and convenient; "they offered the convenience of an installment plan"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
unsuitability, unsuitableness, ineptness - the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose


The quality or state of being eligible:
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(ˈsuːtəbl) adjective
(negative unsuitable).
1. right or appropriate for a purpose or occasion. I haven't any suitable shoes for the wedding; Those shoes are not suitable for walking in the country; Many people applied for the job but not one of them was suitable.
2. convenient. We must find a suitable day for our meeting.
ˌsuitaˈbility noun
ˈsuitableness noun
ˈsuitably adverb
You're not suitably dressed.
References in classic literature ?
This was his plan off amends-- of atonement-- for inheriting their father's estate; and he thought it an excellent one, full of eligibility and suitableness, and excessively generous and disinterested on his own part.
As for his trousers, they were of tow-cloth, very short in the legs, and bagging down strangely in the rear, but yet having a suitableness to his figure which his other garment entirely lacked.
Dixon's character, or her own value for his company, or opinion of the suitableness of the match.
In details, the future research may add or lessen the variables tested in this study which is according to the suitableness of their study.
(8) studied the suitableness of different subordinate methods for genetic and phenotypical similarities among the Swedish isolates of the organism such as: 45 isolates from poultry (n=23), pigs (n=17), emus (n=2), and the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae (n=3), checked by serotyping and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE).
Opponents of current gender logics of suitableness have frequently been regarded as atypical and reprimanded via acts of disapproval, contempt, or persecution.
He also added that since the project was launched in 2014, all the 165 villas have been sold to Bahrainis in a very short time frame underlining its attractiveness and overall suitableness of these units in terms of price and layouts of homes to this category of the market.
Despite these security issues, several advantages were pointed out by lawyers as well, such as celerity, ease, suitableness, cost reduction and efficient and concise use of resources.