from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Lacking the proper or required qualifications: unqualified for the job.
- adj. Not modified by conditions or reservations; absolute: an unqualified refusal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not qualified, ineligible, unfit for a position or task.
- adj. Not elaborated upon, undescribed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not qualified; not fit; not having the requisite talents, abilities, or accomplishments.
- Not qualified legally; not having the legal qualifications; specifically, not having taken the requisite oath or oaths; not having passed the necessary examinations and received a diploma or license: as, an unqualified practitioner of medicine.
- Not modified or restricted by conditions or exceptions; absolute: as, unqualified praise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having no right or entitlement
- adj. legally not qualified or sufficient
- adj. not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training
- adj. not limited or restricted
The Pan Africanist Congress on Wednesday condemned former president Nelson Mandela for what it termed his unqualified support for the United States '"naked aggression" in Afghanistan.
I cannot say that I am in unqualified agreement with this complaint.
I wonder how many of those calling her unqualified are actual judges who were vetted by the administration for a position on the court?
Not only is Sarah Palin unqualified for the Presidency, she continues to embarass herself with opinions and criticism of the current administration on issues she knows very little about.
In public education today, unqualified is the new qualified.
Steve Clemons wonders if Kennedy isn't just plain unqualified for the job:
We cannot support Obama, who aside from being grossly unqualified, is a proven racist, a hypocrite, and a pathological liar.
She's basically said he's unqualified, is elitist, and "as far as I know" may be a muslim.
He was unqualified from the start, he admitted so.
It is significant that Dr. McDougall, one of the few modern psychologists who has written on the social psychology of war, refers to Bagehot's "brilliant essay" (McDougall, Social Psychology, p. 283, on the Instinct of Pugnacity); while Professor J. Shield Nicholson writing during the war (Economic Journal, Dec. 1914, p. 548) refers in unqualified terms to Bagehot's "perennial freshness."
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