HyperDic: unfitness

English > 3 senses of the word unfitness:
NOUNstateunfitness, softnesspoor physical condition
attributeunfitness, inabilitylacking the power to perform
attributeunfitnessthe quality of not being suitable
English > unfitness: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningPoor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury).
Synonymsoftness
Narrowerdisability, disablement, handicap, impairmentThe condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
infirmity, frailty, debility, feebleness, frailness, valetudinarianismThe state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
Broaderill health, unhealthiness, health problemA state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
Oppositefitness, physical fitnessGood physical condition
Spanishfalta de salud, mala salud
Adjectivesunfitnot in good physical or mental condition
unfitphysically unsound or diseased
English > unfitness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninglacking the power to perform.
Synonyminability
Narrowerincapability, incapablenessThe quality of not being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
incompetence, incompetencylack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications
insensitivity, insensitivenessThe inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
insufficiency(pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
unadaptabilityThe inability to change or be changed to fit changed circumstances
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositeabilityThe quality of being able to perform
Spanishincapacidad
Catalaninaptitut, incapacitat
Adjectivesunfitnot in good physical or mental condition
English > unfitness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of not being suitable.
Example"the judges agreed on his unfitness for the appointment"
Narrowerdisqualificationunfitness that bars you from participation
Broaderunsuitability, unsuitableness, ineptnessThe quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
Oppositefitness, fittingnessThe quality of being suitable
Spanishinepcia, ineptitud
Catalaninèpcia, ineptitud
Adjectivesunfitbelow the required standards for a purpose

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