un·​fit·​ted ˌən-ˈfi-təd How to pronounce unfitted (audio)
: not adapted : unqualified

Examples of unfitted in a Sentence

a restless free spirit, he was temperamentally unfitted for a desk job
Recent Examples on the Web The venerable American clan at the center of the narrator’s reminiscences are wholly unfitted to the modern world and no longer endowed with the fortune that one of them brought home long ago on clipper ships. Daniel Akst, WSJ, 2 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unfitted was in 1592

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“Unfitted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unfitted. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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