from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Not meant or adapted for a given purpose; inappropriate.
- adjective Below the required standard; unqualified.
- adjective Not in good physical or mental health.
- adjective Biology Unable to survive or produce viable offspring in a particular environment.
- transitive verb To cause to be unsuited or unqualified.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To make unsuitable; deprive of the proper or necessary qualifications for some act, activity, use, or purpose.
- Not fit.
- Not suited or adapted; not fitted.
- Wanting suitable qualifications, physical or moral; not competent; unable: said of persons.
- Synonyms Inapt. See
- Unqualified, unmeet, unworthy, incompetent, insufficient.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Not fit; unsuitable.
- transitive verb To make unsuitable or incompetent; to deprive of the strength, skill, or proper qualities for anything; to disable; to incapacitate; to disqualify
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Not
fit; not having the correct requirements.
- adjective Not
fit, not having a good physical demeanor.
- verb To make unfit; to render unsuitable,
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective below the required standards for a purpose
- adjective not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition
- adjective physically unsound or diseased
- verb make unfit or unsuitable
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The buzz on Cee Lo has been deafening, even if his new song has a title unfit for a family newspaper.
The winner, Daniel Barbiere, declined to take the free car - a teal, 1993 Saturn SL1, which he described as unfit for the road with 125,000 miles on the odometer, four bald tires, a cracked windshield and four shades of paint.
e_SDLqIt didn't fool me, Mario Huguet, 75, a psychoanalyst who called Mrs Thatcher a word unfit for publication, said after seeing the premiere.
Well, I see this "unfit" is taking Roland Martin's and Rowe's advise about how he can "try" to bring his campaign back up.
Mr. Smith said Newt has been called "unfit and unstable" by Romney surrogates, and that Mr. Romney had "mocked" the former speaker in Iowa.
Unfortunately, he could only think of a phrase unfit for the maiden's ears.
Children sent out into the word unfit physically or morally are factors detrimental to the best interests of society and to their own progress and prosperity.
The victorious invaders who occupied the southern provinces of Europe speedily lost their own forms of speech, which were broken down, together with those of the vanquished, into a jargon unfit for composition.
She grew up, I am sorry to say, a very unamiable person, ill-tempered, proud, stubborn, and, in short, unfit to make those around her happy or to be happy herself.
She grew up, I am sorry to say, a very unamiable person, ill-tempered, proud, stubborn, and, in short, unfit to make those around her happy, or to be happy herself.