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English noun: unfitness

1. unfitness (state) poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)


Synonymssoftness


Broader (hypernym)health problem, ill health, unhealthiness


Narrower (hyponym)debility, disability, disablement, feebleness, frailness, frailty, handicap, impairment, infirmity, valetudinarianism


Antonymsphysical fitness, fitness

2. unfitness (attribute) lacking the power to perform


Synonymsinability


Broader (hypernym)quality


Narrower (hyponym)incapability, incapableness, incompetence, incompetency, insensitiveness, insensitivity, insufficiency, unadaptability


Antonymsability

3. unfitness (attribute) the quality of not being suitable


SamplesThe judges agreed on his unfitness for the appointment.


Broader (hypernym)ineptness, unsuitability, unsuitableness


Narrower (hyponym)disqualification


Antonymsfitness, fittingness









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