Rotten vs Unsuitable - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Rotten is a related term of unsuitable.
As a noun rotten
As an adjective unsuitable is
not suitable; unfit; inappropriate.
Of perishable items, overridden with bacteria and other infectious agents.
In a state of decay.
- If you leave a bin unattended for a few weeks, the rubbish inside will turn rotten .
- The floors were damaged and the walls were rotten .
Cruel, mean or immoral.
- His mouth stank and his teeth were rotten .
- That man is a rotten father.
Bad or terrible.
- This rotten policy will create more injustice in this country.
- Why is the weather always rotten in this city?
- It was a rotten idea to take the boat out today.
- She has the flu and feels rotten .
* Nouns to which "rotten" is often applied: wood, food, egg, meat, fruit, tomato, apple, banana, milk, vegetable, stuff, tooth, smell, person, kid, bastard, scoundrel, weather.
To an extreme degree.
- That kid is spoilt rotten .
- The girls fancy him something rotten .
Not suitable; unfit; inappropriate.