What does unqualified mean?

Definitions for unqualifiedʌnˈkwɒl əˌfaɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unqualified.

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unqualified

    un-kwol′i-fīd, adj. not possessing the proper qualifications for anything, incompetent: given without restrictions, absolute.—adv. Unqual′ifiedly.—n. Unqual′ifiedness.—v.t. Unqual′ify, to disqualify.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unqualified in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unqualified in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Noel Coward:

    I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.

  2. Noel Coward:

    I can take any amount of criticism as long as I can consider it unqualified praise.

  3. Robert K. Merton:

    Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.

  4. Bob Smith:

    They're in the category of thinking that Trump is basically unqualified -- he shouldn't be here, he's a buffoon, that's not where Sen. Cruz is coming from.

  5. China Daily:

    In addition to arranging pilgrimages for unqualified people, the investigated officials were found to have asked for and received bribes or neglected the inspection and management of pilgrimage work.

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