Definition of unfitting in English:

unfitting

Line breaks: un|fit¦ting
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɪtɪŋ
 
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adjective

  • Not fitting or suitable; unbecoming: certain occupations were held unfitting for baptized believers
    More example sentences
    • There's something not quite unfitting about Microsoft relocating people to Europe's last dictatorship.
    • The remote village in Nalgonda district is an almost unfitting backdrop for the swank school building.
    • Perhaps Masaccio inserted the least creditable event in St Julian's life as a warning against reckless anger, yet it seems unfitting in an altarpiece partly in the saint's honour.

Derivatives

unfittingly

adverb
More example sentences
  • It seemed that his death stood at the impasse of our days, unfittingly harbored in his ghostly life.
  • The tabloids condemned them, not unfittingly, as the curdled dregs of an outmoded caste.
  • Thus fear can be unfittingly directed at something that isn't really dangerous, or fittingly directed at something that is.

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