Synonyms for unfit

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uhn-fit
Phonetic Transcription : ʌnˈfɪt

Top 10 synonyms for unfit Other synonyms for the word unfit

Définition of unfit

Origin :
  • 1540s, "not suitable" (in reference to things), from un- (1) "not" + past participle of fit (see fit (adj.)). Related: Unfitness. In reference to persons or human qualities, attested from 1550s. The verb meaning "to render unfit" is recorded from 1610s.
  • adj not appropriate or suited
  • adj not ready
Example sentences :
  • With such deep yearning in his soul, he was unfit for heaven.
  • Extract from : « Other Tales and Sketches » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The unfit brought in for strength are weakness and destruction.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • When I discovered that I was unfit to hold that trust any longer, I quit.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • This craft was unfit for her duty, but time pressed, and no better offered.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • If there are yellow streaks in the lean of the bacon, it is rusty, and unfit to eat.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • Robin stopped his minstrelsy, and said to the bishop, "This seems to me an unfit match."
  • Extract from : « Maid Marian » by Thomas Love Peacock
  • I am unfit to be the associate of an honest man,' Miss Wilmot says to you.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • Neo-malthusianism should be confined to the unfit of all kinds, and to the lower races.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • You see you have been in this groove all your life, and are unfit for anything else.
  • Extract from : « The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • For a long time it will be so strong as to make him an unfit denizen of the house.
  • Extract from : « The Meaning of Evolution » by Samuel Christian Schmucker

Antonyms for unfit

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