unequal to

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Synonyms for unequal to

not meeting requirements

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That which is not a quantity can by no means, it would seem, be termed equal or unequal to anything else.
When Emma afterwards heard that Jane Fairfax had been seen wandering about the meadows, at some distance from Highbury, on the afternoon of the very day on which she had, under the plea of being unequal to any exercise, so peremptorily refused to go out with her in the carriage, she could have no doubtputting every thing together that Jane was resolved to receive no kindness from her.
Nutty's brain was a little fatigued and he felt himself unequal to grasping this.
I modestly declared myself to be quite unequal to the task imposed upon me--and I privately felt, all the time, that I was quite clever enough to perform it, if I only gave my own abilities a fair chance.
No, it's nobody living," said Godfrey, unequal to the considerate skill with which he would have wished to make his revelation.
Reinstating Glass-Steagall, while important, seems unequal to the task of reviving American egalitarianism.