Definitions of unsuitable

  1. not meant or adapted for a particular purpose; "a solvent unsuitable for use on wood surfaces" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Unfit; not adapted; improper. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for unsuitable

  1. It was my grandfather's way to excuse himself from reading, when he could, on the plea of unsuitable eyes; though I suspect that, apart from his sight, he found reading a greater trouble than he was pleased to own. – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  2. " So, well, that is good," says Lensky, and immediately is vexed at having made an unsuitable remark before his daughter. – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin