Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The Duke of Portland was not ill suited to the task before him.

But painting is but ill suited to the rendering of these vague aspirations.

This ill suited the schemes of the nurse, who nevertheless was forced to be content.

It is true that there are many measures to which it would be ill suited.

This shows how ill suited this wood is for an interior finish.

But the girdle was poor and mean, and ill suited to so rich a sword.

It was ill suited for troops forming in strength after landing.

As he walked rapidly across the court, he hummed to himself under his breath a merry tune, ill suited to his pious errand.

The weeks following my graduation were as ill suited as possible to the decision of any serious question.

It is all kindly gossip, not ill suited to the best-tempered service in the world.