What does unfit mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfitadjective

    below the required standards for a purpose

    "an unfit parent"; "unfit for human consumption"

  2. unfitadjective

    not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition

    "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"

  3. bad, unfit, unsoundverb

    physically unsound or diseased

    "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth"

  4. disqualify, unfit, indisposeverb

    make unfit or unsuitable

    "Your income disqualifies you"


  1. unfitverb

    To make unfit; to render unsuitable, spoil, disqualify.

  2. unfitadjective

    Not fit; not having the correct requirements.

  3. unfitadjective

    Not fit, not having a good physical demeanor.

    I've become so unfit after stopping cycling to town.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unfitadjective

    They easily perceive how unfit that were for the present, which was for the first age convenient enough. Richard Hooker.

    Neither can I think you would impose upon me an unfit and over-ponderous argument. John Milton, on Education.

    Unfit he was for any worldly thing,
    And eke unable once to stir or go. Edmund Spenser.

    Old as I am, for ladies love unfit,
    The pow’r of beauty I remember yet. Dryden.

    A genius that can hardly take in the connection of three propositions, is utterly unfit for speculative studies. Isaac Watts.

  2. To Unfitverb

    To disqualify.

    Those excellencies, as they qualified him for dominion, so they unfitted him for a satisfaction or acquiescence in his vassals. Government of the Tongue.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfitverb

    to make unsuitable or incompetent; to deprive of the strength, skill, or proper qualities for anything; to disable; to incapacitate; to disqualify; as, sickness unfits a man for labor; sin unfits us for the society of holy beings

  2. Unfitadjective

    not fit; unsuitable

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfit

    un-fit′, adj. unsuitable, improper.—v.t. to disqualify.—adv. Unfit′ly.—n. Unfit′ness.—adj. Unfit′ting, unsuitable.—adv. Unfit′tingly.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfit in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of unfit in a Sentence

  1. Eric Swalwell:

    You can be the President's defense attorney or America's Attorney General, but you can't be both, he came to this job already biased. Today, he made a show of allegiance to the President over The American people by declaring' no collusion' and excusing the President on the basis of his emotional state. He has proved that he's an embedded Donald Trump ally who puts this President's political future above of the rule of law. That makes him unfit to serve. He must resign.

  2. James Mattis:

    He's dangerous, james Mattis's unfit.

  3. Rick Perry:

    His attack on veterans make him unfit to be Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces, and he should immediately withdraw from the race for President.

  4. Peggy Flanagan:

    As a mom, advocate for children, and survivor and child witness of domestic violence, I know the deeply traumatic impact of the actions outlined in reports against Rep. Thompson, someone who has allegedly demonstrated this violent pattern of behavior, especially in the presence of children, is unfit to serve in elected office.

  5. H.L. Mencken:

    Under democracy one party always devotes its chief energies to trying to prove that the other party is unfit to rule - and both commonly succeed, and are right.

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