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ill-equipped

[il-i-kwipt] /ˈɪl ɪˈkwɪpt/
adjective
1.
badly or inadequately equipped:
an ill-equipped army.
2.
ill-prepared:
a student ill-equipped to begin calculus.
Origin of ill-equipped
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60
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  • He was ruddy and robust and ill-equipped with academic dignity.

    The Great Gray Plague Raymond F. Jones
  • Both armies were extremely ill-led, ill-disciplined, and ill-equipped.

    Napoleon's Marshals R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • I really am a most troublesome companion to you both, but I hope I am not often so ill-equipped.

    Emma Jane Austen
  • She had but few trained soldiers, and these were ill-equipped.

  • A small force, and one ill-equipped to go up against the Baldies.

    Key Out of Time Andre Alice Norton

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