Proper and Unsuitable


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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

Unsuitable is an antonym for proper in topics: correct, individual, suitable, mannerly, conventional.
Nearby Words: property, properly
Antonyms for Proper


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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

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

girl proper girl unsuitable girl
role proper role unsuitable role
name proper name unsuitable name
series proper series unsuitable series
Other nouns: equipment, language, weapon.

Both words in one sentence

  • Sailor Earth There can also be another faction of Auxiliary Animorphs who were deemed unsuitable controllers for other reasons - such as they are children and are too young to be of any use as of yet, they're too old, or they do not have the proper social status to become a good controller.
    Source: Sailor Earth
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Unsuitable and Proper. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 25, from
Proper & Unsuitable. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Nov. 2020. <>.
Unsuitable or Proper. 2016. Accessed November 25, 2020.

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