Proper and Unfit


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Proper adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: you'll need to have a proper diet if you want to lose weight

Unfit is an antonym for proper.
Nearby Words: property, properly
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Unfit adjective – Not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation.
Usage example: those flimsy shoes are unfit for the hike we're about to take

Proper is an antonym for unfit in not appropriate or suited topic.
Nearby Word: unfitly
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man proper man unfit man

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  • In Dark Souls III you are somehow even worse off than being an Undead; you're an Unkindled, a worthless thing unfit even to be cinders to the flame and only being risen because the proper Lords of Cinder who Linked the Fire can't or won't anymore.
  • Artistic License – Gun Safety Given the amount of Shown Their Work in the series, and that the other (competent) soldiers in Easy Company follow proper gun safety (such as it was back then), this is likely intentional, to further demonstrate that Sobel is unfit for command.
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Unfit and Proper. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 19, from
Proper & Unfit. N.p., 2016. Web. 19 Jun. 2021. <>.
Unfit or Proper. 2016. Accessed June 19, 2021.

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