unfit

Part of speech: verb

To disqualify.

Part of speech: adverb

Unfitly.

Part of speech: noun

Unfitness.

Part of speech: adjective

Having no fitness; unsuitable.

Part of speech: adjective

Not appropriate.

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Usage examples "unfit":

  1. Uncle Stephen having engaged some new hands,- who, being fresh from the " old country," were unwilling, as they were unfit, to go further into the forest,- allowed Mike and Quambo to come to us. - "Afar in the Forest", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. I am quite unfit to go out as a governess. - "The New Magdalen", Wilkie Collins.
  3. An hour must have elapsed before I felt that I dare venture to go towards Mr Grimstone's glass case, and I was about desperately to tell him that I was ignorant and helpless, and quite unfit to do what he had set me, when the dark, stern- eyed man I had seen on the previous day came round by where I stood. - "The Story of Antony Grace", George Manville Fenn.