disqualification

[dis-kwol-uh-fi-key-shuh n]

noun

an act or instance of disqualifying.
the state of being disqualified.
something that disqualifies.

Nearby words

  1. disputable,
  2. disputant,
  3. disputation,
  4. disputatious,
  5. dispute,
  6. disqualify,
  7. disquantity,
  8. disquiet,
  9. disquieting,
  10. disquietude

Origin of disqualification

First recorded in 1705–15; disquali(fy) + -fication

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Word Origin and History for disqualification

disqualification

n.

1710s, agent noun from disqualify.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper