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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 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, veryRelated Words 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 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 inapt, incapable, inept, inexpert, unable, unfit, unfitted, incompetent, unskilled, unskillfulRelated Words ineffective, ineffectual, inefficient; amateurish, callow, dilettantish, green, inexperienced, raw, unprofessional; unequipped, unprepared, untrained; useless, worthless; disqualified, ineligible; wantingNear Antonyms prepared, ready, trained; overqualified; accomplished, ace, adept, consummate, crack, experienced, practiced (also practised), seasoned, veteran, virtuoso; all-around (also all-round), protean, versatileAntonyms 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 all-around (also all-round), all-purpose, catholic, general-purpose, unlimited, general, unrestricted, unspecializedRelated Words mixed-use, multipurpose; broad, wide; nonspecific, unspecified, vagueNear Antonyms bounded, circumscribed, confined, definite, demarcated, determinate, finite, qualified; dedicated, selectiveAntonyms limited, restricted, specialized, technical



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