Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking the proper or required qualifications.
  • adjective Not modified by conditions or reservations; absolute.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not qualified, ineligible, unfit for a position or task.
  • adjective Not elaborated upon, undescribed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having no right or entitlement
  • adjective legally not qualified or sufficient
  • adjective not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training
  • adjective not limited or restricted

Etymologies

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un- +‎ qualified.

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