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  • n. The state or quality of not being adapted.

Etymologies

unadapted +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • [113] It is with great ingenuity that the Greek classification of virtue is thus embraced and presented in higher unity, as an unfolding of love under four forms, but the violence of the process is too manifest not to make felt at once the unadaptedness of the Greek classification for the Christian idea; it is new wine in old vessels.

    Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics.

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