unqualified
un·qual·i·fied /ˌən-'kwä-lə-ˌfīd/ adj: not qualified

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

unqualified
I (not competent) adjective deficient, disqualified, ill-qualified, inadequate, incapable, incompetent, ineffective, inefficient, ineligible, inept, inexperienced, inexpert, unable, unadapted, uneffective, unequipped, unfit, unprepared, unready, unsuited associated concepts: unqualified opinion II (unlimited) adjective absolute, allencompassing, boundless, complete, consummate, downright, full, illimitable, immoderate, limitless, measureless, not modified, outright, plenary, summus, sweeping, total, unbound, unchecked, unconditional, unconstrained, uncontrolled, unmitigated, unmodified, unreserved, unrestrained, unrestricted, unsparing, unstinted, utter associated concepts: unqualified acceptance, unqualified ownership III index absolute (complete), affirmative, categorical, certain (positive), clear (certain), complete (all-embracing), comprehensive, decisive, definite, demonstrable, disabled (deprived of legal right), disabled (made incapable), free (not restricted), inadept, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapt, incapable, incompetent, ineligible, inept (inappropriate), inept (incompetent), inexperienced, insufficient, omnibus, outright, peremptory (absolute), plenary, positive (incontestable), powerless, stark, thorough, total, unable, unconditional, unequivocal, unfit, unmitigated, unrestricted, unversed, unworthy

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • unqualified — [adj1] not prepared, incompetent amateur, bush, bush league*, disqualified, ill equipped, inadequate, incapable, ineligible, inexperienced, not equal to, not up to*, unequipped, unfit, unfitted, unprepared, unskilled; concept 527 Ant. competent,… …   New thesaurus

  • unqualified — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not having the necessary qualifications or requirements. 2) without reservation or limitation; total: an unqualified success …   English terms dictionary

  • unqualified — [unkwôl′ə fīd΄] adj. 1. lacking the necessary or desirable qualifications; not fit 2. not limited or modified; absolute [an unqualified success] unqualifiedly [un kwôl′əfī΄id lē] adv …   English World dictionary

  • unqualified — (adj.) 1550s, not having necessary qualifications, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of QUALIFY (Cf. qualify). Meaning not modified or limited is recorded from 1796 …   Etymology dictionary

  • unqualified — incompetent, *incapable Analogous words: disabled, crippled, weakened, debilitated (see WEAKEN): *unfit, unsuitable Antonyms: qualified Contrasted words: *able, capable, competent …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • unqualified — un|qual|i|fied [ʌnˈkwɔlıfaıd US ˈkwa: ] adj 1.) not having the right knowledge, experience, or education to do something ▪ unqualified staff unqualified for ▪ He was unqualified for the job. unqualified to do sth ▪ I feel unqualified to advise… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unqualified — adj. 1) unqualified for 2) unqualified to + inf. (she is unqualified to work as a teacher) * * * [ʌn kwɒlɪfaɪd] unqualified for unqualified to + inf. (she is unqualified to work as a teacher) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unqualified — [[t]ʌ̱nkwɒ̱lɪfaɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ If you are unqualified, you do not have any qualifications, or you do not have the right qualifications for a particular job. She was unqualified for the job... Unqualified members of staff at the hospital were not… …   English dictionary

  • unqualified — adjective 1 not having the right knowledge, experience, or education to do something: unqualified to do sth: I feel unqualified to advise you. 2 unqualified success/approval etc success etc that is complete and without any criticism: The play was …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unqualified — adj. 1 not competent (unqualified to give an answer). 2 not legally or officially qualified (an unqualified practitioner). 3 not modified or restricted; complete (unqualified assent; unqualified success) …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.