Examples of unfit in a Sentence
just because I don't have actual work experience doesn't mean I'm unfit for the job
those flimsy shoes are unfit for the hike we're about to take
Recent Examples of unfit from the Web
Louisville lawyer John K. Bush’s nomination for a federal appeals court seat was narrowly approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday after some Democrats said his blog posts rendered him unfit for office.
All three national police commissioners appointed since 2000 have ended their terms in disgrace: one was jailed for corruption, one fired after a scandal over property deals and another found unfit to hold office.
A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.
For at least the second time in 241 years, these parts have a prince who is woefully unfit for the job.
Even if new information is unearthed, the bar for an unfit and improper finding is high.
And yet, forthright discussion about the fact that the president is demonstrably, mentally unfit to hold high office has been in relatively short supply.
Investment in social housing plummeted, and by 1997 2.3 million public housing tenants lived in accommodation that was unfit for purpose.
Only about 2,400 psychiatrists responded to the magazine’s request, and of those about 1,200 said Goldwater was unfit for the job.
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First Known Use of unfit
First Known Use of unfit
UNFIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unfit for English Language Learners
: not proper, suitable, or acceptable
: not having the necessary qualities, skills, mental health, etc., to do something
: not physically healthy : not in good physical condition
UNFIT Defined for Kids
Definition of unfit for Students
1 : not suitable The food was unfit to eat.
2 : not qualified He is unfit for this job.
3 : physically unhealthy
Legal Definition of unfit
1 : not suitable for a purpose food unfit for consumption
2a : not having the qualities, skills, or mental or moral soundness necessary to provide proper care unfit parentsb : not competent unfit to stand trialc : not capable or qualified an unfit employee a juror unfit to serve
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