[ US /ənˈfɪt/ ]
[ UK /ʌnfˈɪt/ ]
  1. make unfit or unsuitable
    Your income disqualifies you
  1. not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition
    drunk and unfit for service
    fat and very unfit
    certified as unfit for army service
  2. physically unsound or diseased
    bad teeth
    an unsound limb
    a bad heart
    unsound teeth
    has a bad back
  3. below the required standards for a purpose
    unfit for human consumption
    an unfit parent
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How To Use unfit In A Sentence

  • They labeled him unfit to work here
  • The most obvious of these powers is that of the demolition and clearance of housing that is deemed unfit for human habitation. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain
  • They are wholly unfitted, by temperament and training, for the cut-throat, hard-nosed commercial environment in which they now find themselves.
  • Several persons unfit to hold public office were pitchforked into high office.
  • This induced those airs, and a love to those diversions, which make a young widow, of so lively a turn, the unfittest tutoress in the world, even to her own daughter. Clarissa Harlowe
  • People are all out of condition and unfit. The Sun
  • He was excused as physically unfit for duty.
  • When possible, include any free standing or unfitted piece of furniture into the design no matter what theme you are trying to create.
  • Nottingham Crown Court heard that staff, in threadbare butchers' aprons, worked into the early hours to fillet carcasses which had been condemned as unfit for human consumption.
  • Inasmuch as the defence needs only to secure the vote of one juryman to procure a disagreement, this offer is a comparatively safe one for the defendant to make, since the prosecutor, who must secure unanimity on the part of the jury (at least in New York State), can afford to take no chances of letting an incompetent or otherwise unfit talesman slip into the box. Courts and Criminals
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