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It is not unmeet to use the violet on those days for which black is appointed.

Bethink you how unmeet you are to be the choosers of your own condition.

"All the power of earth and hell to boot are unmeet to the task," added the third.

Here is a casket, not unmeet, Which elsewhere I have just been earning.

Is it unmeet that I should be well treated, because a stranger is dead?

Then gifts to the gods not unmeet not idly given, with promise from tight-closed lips did she address her vows.

Shall I have it said of me that I am unmeet to wed thee, and that thou hast found me out at last and at latest?

"All the powers of earth, and hell to boot, are unmeet to the task," added the third.

Unmeet companion no doubt his grave courtiers thought Cesario was for their once noble master, the great Duke Orsino.

I found, however, no unmeet companion for my excursion in his trusty mate John Stewart.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English unmæte "immoderate, excessive," from un- (1) "not" + meet (adj.). Cf. Old High German unmazi. Meanings "unfitting" and "unsuited" (for some purpose) are from 1520s.

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