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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Definitions for idoneous

  1. Appropriate; fit; suitable; apt.

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Citations for idoneous
As far as benefices are concerned no one could be more idoneous, fitting or suitable than Martin, since he is an Anglican clergyman. Patrick O'Brian, The Truelove
It would hardly be possible to apply less idoneous adjectives to it than Watson's reiterated "wailing" and "haunting." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone
Origin of idoneous
1605-1615
Idoneous is derived from the Latin word idōneus which meant "suitable."