AskDefine | Define unqualified

Dictionary Definition

unqualified adj
1 not limited or restricted; "an unqualified denial" [ant: qualified]
2 not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training [ant: qualified]
3 having no right or entitlement; "a distinction to which he was unentitled" [syn: unentitled]
4 lacking specific legal qualifications; "a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband"
5 lacking the necessary skill or knowledge etc.; "an incapable helper" [syn: incapable]

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English

Etymology

Adjective

  1. not qualified, ineligible, unfit for a position or task
    His lack of a high school diploma renders him unqualified for the job.
  2. not elaborated upon, undescribed
    Her cooking ability, while mentioned, was unqualified by her.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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