unsuited


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unsuited

(ʌnˈsuːtɪd; ʌnˈsjuː-)
adj
1. not appropriate for a particular purpose: temperamentally unsuited to his role.
2. (of two people) not likely to have a successful relationship
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsuited - not easy to combine harmoniouslyunsuited - not easy to combine harmoniously  
mismatched - either not matched or unsuitably matched

unsuited

adjective
Not suited to a given purpose:
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unsuited

[ˈʌnˈsuːtɪd] ADJ to be unsuited for/to sthno estar hecho para algo, no servir para algo
he is unsuited to be kingno está hecho or no sirve para ser rey
it was a job to which I was totally unsuitedera un trabajo para el que no estaba hecha or no servía en absoluto
they are unsuited to each otherson incompatibles (el uno con el otro)
the vehicles are unsuited for use in the desertlos vehículos no son adecuados para su utilización en el desierto

unsuited

[ʌnˈsuːtɪd] adj
(= incompatible) [couple] → mal assorti(e)
to be unsuited to each other → ne pas aller ensemble
(= inappropriate) to be unsuited to sth → ne pas être fait(e) pour qch
to be unsuited to do sth → ne pas être fait(e) pour faire qch

unsuited

adj to be unsuited for or to somethingfür etw ungeeignet or untauglich sein; to be unsuited to doing somethingsich nicht dazu eignen or nicht dazu taugen, etw zu tun; to be unsuited to somebodynicht zu jdm passen; they are unsuited (to each other)sie passen nicht zusammen

unsuited

[ʌnˈsuːtɪd] adj to be unsuited for or tonon essere fatto/a per
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But in spite of this lowest-grade greeting, a look of anxiety and fear, as at the sight of something too large and unsuited to the place, came over her face when she saw Pierre enter.
But she had, as I have told you, the glimmerings of a sense of humor--which is simply another name for a sense of fitness of things; and it suddenly occurred to her that that simple little prayer, sacred to white-robed childhood lisping at motherly knees, was entirely unsuited to this freckled witch of a girl who knew and cared nothing bout God's love, since she had never had it translated to her through the medium of human love.
For a time, however, although he was quite unsuited for such a life, he became a friar.
Jennings, and beginning a journey to London under her protection, and as her guest, without wondering at her own situation, so short had their acquaintance with that lady been, so wholly unsuited were they in age and disposition, and so many had been her objections against such a measure only a few days before
She murmured, however, even in her reception of me, that she was out of her own chamber because its aspect was unsuited to her infirmity; and with her stately look repelled the least suspicion of the truth.
There were arabesque figures with unsuited limbs and appointments.
He felt that he was unsuited to the vulgar bustle of the Bar, for he had discovered that it was not sufficient to put your name on a door to get briefs; and modern politics seemed to lack nobility.
You are giving yourself up to an enterprise, so shockingly unsuited to a young girl like you, that I declare I contemplate it with horror.
She knew, too, that many of them were used now by the nomadic tribes of green men, but that among them all was no city that the red men did not shun, for without exception they stood amidst vast, waterless tracts, unsuited for the continued sustenance of the dominant race of Martians.
Our conversations have, I think, made sufficiently clear to you the tenor of my life and purposes: a tenor unsuited, I am aware, to the commoner order of minds.
Bazzard then pointed out that it was desirable that I should stand between him and a fate so perfectly unsuited to his formation.
All was so still at that early hour, that the few pale people whom they met seemed as much unsuited to the scene, as the sickly lamp which had been here and there left burning, was powerless and faint in the full glory of the sun.