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unqualified

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unqualified

  1. 1 having no exceptions or restrictions the new play is an unqualified success Synonyms of unqualified all-out, arrant, blank, blooming [chiefly British], bodacious [Southern & Midland], categorical (also categoric), clean, complete, consummate, cotton-picking, crashing, damn, damned, dead, deadly, definite, downright, dreadful, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, regular, sheer, simple, stark, stone, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, absolute, utter, veryWords Related to unqualified authentic, classic, genuine, real, veritable; constant, endless, eternal, perpetual, undying, unremitting; extreme, unrestricted; confirmed, habitual, hopeless, inveterate; extraordinary, frightful, horrible, huge, main, superlative, supreme, surpassing, terrible, terrificNear Antonyms of unqualified doubtful, dubious, equivocal, qualified, questionable, restricted, uncertain

  2. 2 lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job if we hire an unqualified candidate, we'll just be wasting our time Synonyms of unqualified inapt, incapable, inept, inexpert, unable, unfit, unfitted, incompetent, unskilled, unskillfulWords Related to unqualified ineffective, ineffectual, inefficient; amateurish, callow, dilettantish, green, inexperienced, raw, unprofessional; unequipped, unprepared, untrained; useless, worthless; disqualified, ineligible; wantingNear Antonyms of unqualified prepared, ready, trained; overqualified; accomplished, ace, adept, consummate, crack, experienced, practiced (also practised), seasoned, veteran, virtuoso; all-around (also all-round), protean, versatileAntonyms of unqualified able, capable, competent, expert, fit, qualified, skilled, skillful, ultracompetent

  3. 3 not limited or specialized in application or purpose an unqualified denial of the charges Synonyms of unqualified all-around (also all-round), all-purpose, catholic, general-purpose, unlimited, general, unrestricted, unspecializedWords Related to unqualified mixed-use, multipurpose; broad, wide; nonspecific, unspecified, vagueNear Antonyms of unqualified bounded, circumscribed, confined, definite, demarcated, determinate, finite, qualified; dedicated, selectiveAntonyms of unqualified limited, restricted, specialized, technical



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