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suited

[soo-tid] /ˈsu tɪd/
adjective
1.
appropriate:
She is suited to such a job.
2.
compatible or consistent with:
a prose style suited to the subject.
Origin of suited
1615-1625
1615-25; suit + -ed2
Related forms
unsuited, adjective
well-suited, adjective
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  • For a state of actual war they were all unsuited; and some of them would have been, in such a state, preposterous and absurd.

  • A princely house in every way is this; but how unsuited to ruined fortunes!

  • If that could be done cotton could be grown with profit on all the land that was unsuited for rice.

    Historic Inventions Rupert S. Holland
  • Never in the world were two united who were so unsuited to each other.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton Laura Jean Libbey
  • When Stephen pointed out that balconies were unsuited to the English climate, she almost agreed.

  • And the leghorn, unsuited to trials of wind and weather, was left at home.

    The Wrong Woman Charles D. Stewart
  • How unsuited a pair they were, in many ways, and what fun they would have!

    Dangerous Ages Rose Macaulay
  • Meanwhile you are fostering tastes in Madeleine which are unsuited to her condition.

    Fairy Fingers Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
British Dictionary definitions for unsuited

unsuited

/ʌnˈsuːtɪd; ʌnˈsjuː-/
adjective
1.
not appropriate for a particular purpose: temperamentally unsuited to his role
2.
(of two people) not likely to have a successful relationship
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