unfitting


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un·fit

 (ŭn-fĭt′)
adj.
1. Not meant or adapted for a given purpose; inappropriate: a solvent that is unfit for use on wood surfaces.
2. Below the required standard; unqualified: an unfit parent.
3. Not in good physical or mental health.
4. Biology Unable to survive or produce viable offspring in a particular environment.
tr.v. un·fit·ted, un·fit·ting, un·fits
To cause to be unsuited or unqualified: "Having run for president ... often unfits a man for lesser or more useful subsequent work" (Garry Wills).

un·fit′ly adv.
un·fit′ness n.
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unfitting

(ʌnˈfɪtɪŋ)
adj
not appropriate or suitable
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfitting - not in keeping with what is correct or properunfitting - not in keeping with what is correct or proper; "completely inappropriate behavior"
incongruous - lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness; "a plan incongruous with reason"; "incongruous behavior"; "a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation"
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Translations

unfitting

[ʌnˈfɪtɪŋ] ADJimpropio
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unfitting

adj language, behaviourunpassend, unschicklich, unziemlich
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