Appropriate and Unsuitable


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.


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
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Unsuitable or Appropriate. 2016. Accessed March 31, 2023.
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