Acceptable and Unsuitable


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Acceptable adjective – Of a level of quality that meets one's needs or standards.
Usage example: told the bike rental man that a ten-speed with four broken gears was not acceptable

Unsuitable is an antonym for acceptable in satisfactory topic.
Nearby Words: accept, accepted, acceptance, accepting, acceptably
Antonyms for Acceptable


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Unsuitable adjective – Not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation.
Usage example: all the movies playing now are violent or otherwise unsuitable for a child's birthday party

Acceptable is an antonym for unsuitable in not proper topic.
Nearby Word: unsuitably
Antonyms for Unsuitable
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Things that words describes

partner acceptable partner unsuitable partner
name acceptable name unsuitable name
material acceptable material unsuitable material
shape acceptable shape unsuitable shape
Other nouns: language, partners.

Both words in one sentence

  • Also, since the censorship board was suing in court, the board now had the burden of proof to argue a film was unsuitable for licensing rather than the distributor having to prove the film was acceptable.
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Unsuitable or Acceptable. 2016. Accessed March 01, 2021.

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