un·​fit·​ting | \ ˌən-ˈfi-tiŋ How to pronounce unfitting (audio) \

Definition of unfitting

: not fitting : unsuitable

Examples of unfitting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such a tone may at first sound wildly unfitting for a novel set against the coronavirus pandemic. Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2021 But this week, Emy seems to be coming for her unfitting crown. Kyndall Cunningham, Vulture, 16 Sep. 2021 That career came to an unfitting end last week when Foley, on duty at the Santa Rita Jail, was struck by a sheriff’s department bus in the parking lot of the facility around 6 a.m. Wednesday. Katrina Cameron, The Mercury News, 24 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of unfitting

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unfitting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfitting. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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