badly or inadequately equipped: an ill-equipped army.
ill-prepared: a student ill-equipped to begin calculus.
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How to use ill-equipped in a sentence
And usually, they are ill-equipped to provide sound legal guidance.10-Year-Old Murder Defendant Shows Failure of U.S. Juvenile Justice System | Christopher Moraff | October 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He is ill equipped to persuade the country and to earn the trust of the not-so-loyal opposition.
If the goal is to offer challenging questions to GOP presidential candidates, then Hannity is ill equipped for the role.Rush Limbaugh as Debate Moderator? It’s the GOP’s Craziest Idea Yet. | Jamelle Bouie | August 16, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
General Jaber worries that the Lebanese army is ill-equipped to deal with the growing challenge.
Millennia of interacting with other humans has left us ill equipped to deal with objects that sometimes act in humanlike ways.
But missing, failing by ever so little, it left the three ill-equipped to continue the struggle on lower grounds.The Long Night | Stanley Weyman
Meanwhile, Turkish forces, very ill equipped, were making threatening gestures at Egypt across the desert of Sinai.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
The writer is ill-equipped to estimate the peculiar value of Roman legalism to mankind.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
"It is unendurable that they of the silk market should be so ill-equipped," remarked Tsae-che discontentedly as she entered.Kai Lung's Golden Hours | Ernest Bramah
Modern ingenuity has not succeeded in accomplishing very much more than was done by the ill-equipped mariners of centuries ago.