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English adjective: unfit

1. unfit below the required standards for a purpose

SamplesAn unfit parent.
Unfit for human consumption.

Similarsubhuman, unsuitable


2. unfit not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition

SamplesFat and very unfit.
Certified as unfit for army service.
Drunk and unfit for service.

Similarafflicted, apractic, apraxic, bandy, bandy-legged, bowed, bowleg, bowlegged, broken-backed, crippled, crookback, crookbacked, dipped, disabled, flabby, flaccid, game, gammy, gibbous, gimpy, halt, halting, handicapped, humpbacked, humped, hunchbacked, impaired, knock-kneed, kyphotic, lame, lordotic, maimed, mutilated, soft, spavined, swayback, swaybacked

See alsoill, sick, unhealthy, unsound


3. unfit physically unsound or diseased

SamplesHas a bad back.
A bad heart.
Bad teeth.
An unsound limb.
Unsound teeth.

Synonymsbad, unsound



English verb: unfit

1. unfit (change) make unfit or unsuitable

SamplesYour income disqualifies you.

Synonymsdisqualify, indispose

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Antonymsqualify, dispose

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