unfit

[ uhn-fit ]
/ ʌnˈfɪt /

adjective

not fit; not adapted or suited; unsuitable: He was unfit for his office.
unqualified or incompetent.
not physically fit or in due condition.
Biology. pertaining to an organism or population that is not adapted to prevailing conditions or is not producing offspring in sufficient numbers to maintain its contribution to the gene pool of the next generation.

verb (used with object)

to render unfit or unsuitable; disqualify.

Origin of unfit

First recorded in 1535–45; un-1 + fit1

OTHER WORDS FROM unfit

un·fit·ness, noun

Definition for unfitted (2 of 2)

fitted
[ fit-id ]
/ ˈfɪt ɪd /

adjective

made so as to follow closely the contours of a form or shape: fitted clothes; fitted sheets.

Origin of fitted

First recorded in 1730–40; fit1 + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM fitted

fit·ted·ness, nounun·fit·ted, adjectivewell-fit·ted, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fitted

fit fitted (see usage note at fit1)
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British Dictionary definitions for unfitted (1 of 3)

unfitted
/ (ʌnˈfɪtɪd) /

adjective

unsuitableunused to and unfitted for any form of manual labour

British Dictionary definitions for unfitted (2 of 3)

fitted
/ (ˈfɪtɪd) /

adjective

designed for excellent fita fitted suit
(of a carpet) cut, sewn, or otherwise adapted to cover a floor completely
  1. (of furniture) built to fit a particular spacea fitted cupboard
  2. (of a room) equipped with fitted furniturea fitted kitchen
(of sheets) having ends that are elasticated and shaped to fit tightly over a mattress
having accessory parts

British Dictionary definitions for unfitted (3 of 3)

unfit
/ (ʌnˈfɪt) /

adjective

(postpositive often foll by for) unqualified, incapable, or incompetentunfit for military service
(postpositive often foll by for) unsuitable or inappropriatethe ground was unfit for football
in poor physical condition

Derived forms of unfit

unfitness, noun
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