What is the opposite of suitable?

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Adjective
Opposite of of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
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“It is not, I think, inappropriate to the occasion that I should do so.”
Adjective
Opposite of having the required properties for a certain purpose or task
“Among his many inventions was a machine gun so overburdened with gadgets that it was unsuitable for any purpose other than mechanical curiosity.”
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Opposite of having the required skills for a given role or performance
“He said it was of great concern to him that incompetent practitioners in healthcare were not answerable to any regulatory authority.”
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Opposite of in keeping with etiquette or social standards
“The men accepted me as a peer without question and did not tell dirty jokes or make any inappropriate suggestions around me.”
Adjective
Opposite of beneficial or being of advantage in a given circumstance
Adjective
Opposite of of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
“Nitrate moving downward may pollute groundwater and well water, thus making it unsuitable for human use.”
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Opposite of fitting in well with a person's needs, activities, and plans
“This is a highly inconvenient time for me to be discussing this issue.”
Adjective
Opposite of suitable or moderately good
“These personal attacks are unfitting for a person of his stature and unacceptable for a world leader.”
Adjective
Opposite of capable of working successfully
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Opposite of commensurate or proportionate
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Opposite of adequate or acceptable
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Opposite of belonging or relating exclusively or distinctively to
“This principle is general to human behavior, though there will always be exceptions.”
Adjective
Opposite of suitable for a particular purpose
“Unless your name is MacGyver, that tiny screwdriver is going to be useless for what you want to achieve.”
Adjective
Opposite of competent or talented
“The amateur painter produces unrefined works of art that lack depth and finesse.”
Adjective
Opposite of allowed, especially within a set of regulations
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Opposite of being able to be driven, or suitable for driving, on the open road
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Opposite of free from disagreement or dissent
Adjective
(also used as determiner) Opposite of enough to meet a need or purpose
“The amount of food we have is insufficient in comparison to the number of guests we are expecting.”
Adjective
Opposite of likely to prove favourable
Adjective
Opposite of according to one's preferences or requirements
“They were given unspecified measurements, so they were uncertain as to whether to guess or proceed at all.”
Adjective
Opposite of made according to the specifications of a particular individual
Adjective
Opposite of tolerably acceptable in standard
“Our customers know they can depend on us to maximize their resources and deliver a superior level of support.”
Determiner
Opposite of a sufficient amount of
“Your experience in this field is insufficient for this role.”
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