What does the word unfit mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Unfitly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having no fitness; unsuitable.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Not appropriate.

Usage examples for 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 by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. I am quite unfit to go out as a governess. – The New Magdalen by 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 by George Manville Fenn