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Unsuitableness   Listen

The quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose.  Synonyms: ineptness, unsuitability.

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"Unsuitableness" Quotes from Famous Books

... me, I went out to-day to look for a piece of ground. The armory which is to be sold had been several times mentioned to me as a suitable place. I did not think so, yet I thought I ought at least to look at it. Having seen it and been confirmed in my judgment about its unsuitableness, I asked the Lord whether I should turn towards the city or towards Stapleton. I felt led to go towards the city, and saw immediately after some fields near the armory. After having made inquiry to whom they belonged, I have been ...
— The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Mueller • George Mueller

... this is true, there seems often-times a strange unsuitableness in praise. We may well decline to receive it. To praise some of our good qualities, pretty fundamental ones too, often strikes us as insulting. You are asked a sudden question and put in a difficult strait for an answer. "Yes," I say, "but you actually did tell the truth. ...
— The Nature of Goodness • George Herbert Palmer

Words linked to "Unsuitableness" :   unsuitable, unfitness, suitableness, suitability, unworthiness, inappropriateness, inconvenience, ineptness, quality

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