Definitions for unqualifiedʌnˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•qual•i•fiedʌnˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd(adj.)

  1. not qualified; not fit; lacking the necessary qualifications.

  2. not modified or limited; without reservations or restrictions:

    unqualified praise.

  3. absolute; complete; out-and-out:

    an unqualified disaster.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unqualified(adj)

    not limited or restricted

    "an unqualified denial"

  2. unqualified(adj)

    not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training

  3. incompetent, unqualified(adj)

    legally not qualified or sufficient

    "a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband"; "incompetent witnesses"

  4. unentitled, unqualified(adj)

    having no right or entitlement

    "a distinction to which he was unentitled"


  1. unqualified(Adjective)

    Not qualified, ineligible, unfit for a position or task.

    His lack of a high school diploma renders him unqualified for the job.

  2. unqualified(Adjective)

    Not elaborated upon, undescribed.

    Her cooking ability, while mentioned, was unqualified by her.

Translations for unqualified

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


not having the necessary qualifications (eg for a job)

unqualified teachers/nurses; He is unqualified for the job.

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