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Synonyms for unfit

Synonyms for unfit

not suited to a given purpose

totally incapable of doing a job

to make incapable, as of doing a job

Synonyms for unfit

make unfit or unsuitable

below the required standards for a purpose


not in good physical or mental condition


physically unsound or diseased


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Had I such a suit, I might at once find out what men in my realms are unfit for their office, and also be able to distinguish the wise from the foolish
I should like to know how the weavers are getting on with my cloth," said the Emperor to himself, after some little time had elapsed; he was, however, rather embarrassed, when he remembered that a simpleton, or one unfit for his office, would be unable to see the manufacture.
in short, no one would allow that he could not see these much-admired clothes; because, in doing so, he would have declared himself either a simpleton or unfit for his office.
Knightley thought highly of thembut they must be coarse and unpolished, and very unfit to be the intimates of a girl who wanted only a little more knowledge and elegance to be quite perfect.
No one wished it to be noticed that he could see nothing, for then he would have been unfit for his office, or else very stupid.
He was very unfit, in my opinion, to perform the duty that had been entrusted to him.
A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free People.
An honest farmer had once an ass that had been a faithful servant to him a great many years, but was now growing old and every day more and more unfit for work.
Hence it is evident that a city is a natural production, and that man is naturally a political animal, and that whosoever is naturally and not accidentally unfit for society, must be either inferior or superior to man: thus the man in Homer, who is reviled for being "without society, without law, without family.
Perhaps his taciturnity hid a contempt for the human race which had abandoned the great dreams of his youth and now wallowed in sluggish ease; or perhaps these thirty years of revolution had taught him that men are unfit for liberty, and he thought that he had spent his life in the pursuit of that which was not worth the finding.
It unfits you to argue about business, and you're wrong to be always trying.
Not seldom that long wandering unfits us for further travel, and of what use is our experience to us then?
Sharif was declared unfit to hold the prime minister's office following the Panama Papers' case hearing and subsequently he was 'also removed from the party leader position'.
He is unfit to continue as prime minister," he said.
The High Court barred the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission from declaring the senator unfit to hold public office.