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unfit

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adjective un·fit \-ˈfit\

Definition of unfit

  1. :  not fit: a :  not adapted to a purpose :  unsuitable b :  not qualified :  incapable, incompetent c :  physically or mentally unsound

unfitly

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unfitness

noun

Examples of unfit in a sentence

  1. <just because I don't have actual work experience doesn't mean I'm unfit for the job>

  2. <those flimsy shoes are unfit for the hike we're about to take>

1545

First Known Use of unfit

1545


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unfit

verb un·fit

Definition of unfit

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make unfit :  disable, disqualify

1611

First Known Use of unfit

1611


UNFIT Defined for English Language Learners

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unfit

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adjective un·fit \-ˈfit\

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

unfit

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adjective un·fit \ˌən-ˈfit\

Definition of unfit for Students

  1. 1 :  not suitable <The food was unfit to eat.>

  2. 2 :  not qualified <He is unfit for this job.>

  3. 3 :  physically unhealthy


Law Dictionary

unfit

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adjective un·fit \ˌən-ˈfit\

Legal Definition of unfit

  1. 1 :  not suitable for a purpose <food unfit for consumption>

  2. 2a :  not having the qualities, skills, or mental or moral soundness necessary to provide proper care <unfit parents>b :  not competent <unfit to stand trial>c :  not capable or qualified <an unfit employee> <a juror unfit to serve>



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