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synonyms for unfitting

  • bad form
  • ill-fitted
  • ill-matched
  • ill-timed
  • improper
  • inappropriate
  • inapt
  • incompatible
  • incorrect
  • irrelevant
  • malapropos
  • mismatched
  • out of character
  • out of its element
  • out of place
  • unbecoming
  • unfit
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
  • wrong
  • amiss
  • bad
  • funny
  • ill-advised
  • improper
  • incorrect
  • unacceptable
  • unhappy
  • misplaced
  • undesirable
  • unfit
  • unfitted
  • awkward
  • disproportionate
  • gauche
  • inapt
  • incongruous
  • indecorous
  • infelicitous
  • malapropos
  • not done
  • rotten
  • unbecoming
  • unconventional
  • unsatisfactory
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
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How to use unfitting in a sentence

However, nothing but laughter (most unfitting the occasion) could be got out of the assembled natives.
IN THE WRONG PARADISEANDREW LANG
Again, when one thing precedes another it is unfitting to divide the former by differences which find place in the latter.
ON PRAYER AND THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFEST. THOMAS AQUINAS
It was not unfitting that so quarrelsome a man as Pope should have been the occasion of so much quarrelsomeness in others.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
Directly to address a serving-man or maid was deemed incorrect, for it would have betokened an unfitting equality.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
In this lung, the air-cells were almost entirely disorganized, unfitting it for the function of respiration.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
In some respects she resembles both Friday and Wednesday, sharing their views about spinning and weaving at unfitting seasons.
RUSSIAN FAIRY TALESW. R. S. RALSTON
Terrible, yes, but—it struck her as very unfitting for the great man's plain little wife to find him ridiculous.
THE HALOBETTINA VON HUTTEN
However, he insisted that there was nothing unfitting in the idea; it was a good idea and founded upon common-sense.
FAIR HARBORJOSEPH CROSBY LINCOLN
The deed, in its external form and bearing, may have been unfitting and one that ought not to have been done.
THEORETICAL ETHICSMILTON VALENTINE
The “adaptation” favored by Mr. Green consists in weeding out unfitting books.
THE LIBRARY AND SOCIETYVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNFITTING

  • bad form
  • ill-fitted
  • ill-matched
  • ill-timed
  • improper
  • inappropriate
  • inapt
  • incompatible
  • incorrect
  • irrelevant
  • malapropos
  • mismatched
  • out of character
  • out of its element
  • out of place
  • unbecoming
  • unfit
  • unfitting
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
  • wrong
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.