Synonyms for unadapted

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-dapt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdæpt

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Définition of unadapted

Origin :
  • early 15c. (implied in adapted) "to fit (something, for some purpose)," from Middle French adapter (14c.), from Latin adaptare "adjust," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + aptare "join," from aptus "fitted" (see apt). Meaning "to undergo modification so as to fit new circumstances" (intransitive) is from 1956. Related: Adapting.
  • As in incompatible : adj antagonistic, contradictory
  • As in incompetent : adj unskillful, unable
Example sentences :
  • The artists whose basis of art is the unadapted child, may, perhaps, be classed as the 'realists' among children's illustrators.
  • Extract from : « English Book-Illustration of To-day » by Rose Esther Dorothea Sketchley
  • They must be left, in far greater degree, conserved, unformulate and unadapted.
  • Extract from : « Feminism and Sex-Extinction » by Arabella Kenealy
  • He is fixed in the Narcissistic stage of his life, and is unadapted to the world of social relations.
  • Extract from : « Outwitting Our Nerves » by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
  • Some of the faults observed are that they are as yet unadapted to the "heavy and pace-set labor in the steel mills."
  • Extract from : « Negro Migration during the War » by Emmett J. Scott
  • In English the unadapted form “major” is the title of a military officer now ranking between a captain and a lieutenant-colonel.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 4 » by Various
  • A foreign plant may not necessarily be unadapted to another locality.
  • Extract from : « Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting » by Various
  • The Darwinian idea of adaptation by automatic elimination of the unadapted is a simple and clear idea.
  • Extract from : « Creative Evolution » by Henri Bergson

Antonyms for unadapted

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