Appropriate and Unsuitable


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Appropriate adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: I don't think jeans and a T-shirt are appropriate attire for a wedding

Unsuitable is an antonym for appropriate in topics: suitable, inappropriate.
Nearby Words: appropriation, appropriately, appropriateness, appropriated
Antonyms for Appropriate


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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

Appropriate is an antonym for unsuitable in topics: suitable, not proper.
Nearby Word: unsuitably
Antonyms for Unsuitable
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name appropriate name unsuitable name
clothes appropriate clothes unsuitable clothes
clothing appropriate clothing unsuitable clothing
equipment appropriate equipment unsuitable equipment
Other nouns: language, music, weapon, areas.
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Appropriate & Unsuitable. N.p., 2016. Web. 01 Mar. 2021. <>.
Unsuitable or Appropriate. 2016. Accessed March 01, 2021.

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