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- Unfit as a Verb
- Definitions of "Unfit" as a verb
- Synonyms of "Unfit" as a verb (2 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Unfit" as a verb
- Unfit as an Adjective
- Definitions of "Unfit" as an adjective
- Synonyms of "Unfit" as an adjective (18 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Unfit" as an adjective
- Associations of "Unfit" (30 Words)
The synonyms of “Unfit” are: bad, unsound, unsuitable for, unsuited to, inappropriate to, inadequate for, not designed for, ineligible for, unhealthy, out of condition, out of shape, in poor condition, in poor shape, flabby, debilitated, weak, infirm, decrepit, disqualify, indispose
Unfit as a Verb
Definitions of "Unfit" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “unfit” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Make unfit or unsuitable.
- Make (something or someone) unsuitable; disqualify.
Synonyms of "Unfit" as a verb (2 Words)
|disqualify||Declare (someone) ineligible for an office, activity, or competition because of an offence or infringement.|
A heart murmur disqualified him for military service.
|indispose||Cause to feel unwell.|
She was indisposed.
Usage Examples of "Unfit" as a verb
- They say that we are trying to give poor children tastes which will only unfit them for a life of hardship and toil.
Unfit as an Adjective
Definitions of "Unfit" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “unfit” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- (of a person) not having the requisite qualities or skills to undertake something competently.
- (of a thing) not of the necessary quality or standard to meet a particular purpose.
- Below the required standards for a purpose.
- Not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition.
- (of a person) not in good physical condition, typically as a result of failure to take regular exercise.
- Physically unsound or diseased.
Synonyms of "Unfit" as an adjective (18 Words)
|bad||Feeling physical discomfort or pain tough is occasionally used colloquially for bad.|
|debilitated||Lacking energy or vitality.|
A debilitated patient.
|decrepit||(of a person) elderly and infirm.|
A rather decrepit old man.
|flabby||Lacking strength, vitality, or effectiveness.|
Flabby colourless prose.
|in poor condition||Holding office.|
|in poor shape||Directed or bound inward.|
|inadequate for||Not sufficient to meet a need.|
|inappropriate to||Not in keeping with what is correct or proper.|
|ineligible for||Prohibited by official rules.|
|infirm||(of a person or their judgement) weak; irresolute.|
Elderly and infirm people.
|not designed for||Done or made or performed with purpose and intent- Havelock Ellis.|
|out of condition||Excluded from use or mention.|
|out of shape||Being out or having grown cold.|
|unhealthy||Not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind.|
An unhealthy diet of fast foods.
|unsound||Physically unsound or diseased.|
Activities deemed to be environmentally unsound.
|unsuitable for||Not capable of being applied.|
|unsuited to||Not easy to combine harmoniously.|
|weak||Relating to or denoting the weakest of the known kinds of force between particles which acts only at distances less than about 10 cm is very much weaker than the electromagnetic and the strong interactions and conserves neither strangeness parity nor isospin.|
She managed a weak nervous smile.
Usage Examples of "Unfit" as an adjective
- The land is unfit for food crops.
- The increase in the number of unfit and overweight children is alarming.
- She is unfit to have care and control of her children.
- An unfit parent.
- Certified as unfit for army service.
- Drunk and unfit for service.
- Fat and very unfit.
- Unfit for human consumption.
Associations of "Unfit" (30 Words)
He was disqualified from driving for six months.
|fallacious||Based on a mistaken belief.|
|fallacy||A misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning.|
The notion that the camera never lies is a fallacy.
|improper||Not suitable or right or appropriate.|
Improper attire for the golf course.
|improperly||In an improper way.|
Evidence is inadmissible if it is improperly obtained.
|impropriety||An indecent or improper act.|
She was scandalized at the impropriety of the question.
The thermometer is inaccurate.
|inappropriate||Not in keeping with what is correct or proper.|
Completely inappropriate behavior.
|inapt||Not elegant or graceful in expression.|
A more inapt name I cannot imagine.
|incongruity||The state of being incongruous; incompatibility.|
The incongruity of his fleshy face and skinny body disturbed her.
|incongruous||Lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness.|
|incorrect||Not agreeing with grammatical principles.|
It is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts.
|ineligible||Legally or officially unable to be considered for a position or benefit.|
As a son in law he was quite ineligible.
|iniquitous||Grossly unfair and morally wrong.|
An iniquitous tax.
|invalid||Force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen.|
Her invalid husband.
|misdirect||Lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions.|
Voters were misdirected to the wrong polling station.
Don t misinterpret my comments as criticism.
|misplaced||Not appropriate or correct in the circumstances.|
A telling sign of misplaced priorities.
They were no more able to perform the task than I was.
|unbecoming||Not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society.|
Language unbecoming to a lady.
|uncouth||Lacking refinement or cultivation or taste.|
An untutored and uncouth human being.
|undesirable||One whose presence is undesirable.|
The drug s undesirable side effects.
|unjust||Not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception.|
|unreliable||Lacking a sense of responsibility.|
An unreliable trestle.
|unsound||Physically unsound or diseased.|
This line of argument is unsound.
|unsuitability||The quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose.|
|unsuitable||Not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse.|
The display is unsuitable for young children.
|unsuited||Not easy to combine harmoniously.|
He was totally unsuited for the job.
|wrong||Treat unjustly do wrong to.|
It is wrong to think that way.