unemployable

[ uhn-em-ploi-uh-buh l ]
/ ˌʌn ɛmˈplɔɪ ə bəl /
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adjective

unsuitable for employment; unable to find or keep a job.

noun

an unemployable individual.

Nearby words

  1. unef,
  2. unelectable,
  3. unemancipated,
  4. unembarrassed,
  5. unemotional,
  6. unemployed,
  7. unemployment,
  8. unemployment benefit,
  9. unemployment compensation,
  10. unemployment insurance

Origin of unemployable

First recorded in 1885–90; un-1 + employable

Related formsun·em·ploy·a·bil·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for unemployable

unemployable

/ (ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪəbəl) /

adjective

unable or unfit to keep a job
Derived Formsunemployability, noun

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