- (archaic) Not proper
- 1588, Christopher Marlowe, Tamburlaine the Great, Part I.:
- I have purposely omitted and left out some fond and frivolous gestures, digressing, and, in my poor opinion, far unmeet for the matter […] .
- 1599, William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 4 Scene 1
- [...] O, my father!
- Prove you that any man with me convers'd
- At hours unmeet, or that I yesternight
- Maintain'd the change of words with any creature,
- Refuse me, hate me, torture me to death.
- 1851, Grace Aguilar, The Vale of Cedars:
- Ferdinand himself gazed on her a moment astonished; then with animated courtesy hastily raised her, and playfully chid the movement as unmeet from a hostess to her guests.
- 1900, Ernest Dowson, Amor Umbratilis:
- I cast my flowers away,
Blossoms unmeet for you!
- 1915, James Branch Cabell, The Rivet in Grandfather's Neck:
- There were many hideous histories the colonel could have told you of, unmeet to be set down, and he was familiar with this talk of pelvic anomalies which were congenital.