Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb unfit

1 sense of unfit

Sense 1
disqualify, unfit, indispose -- (make unfit or unsuitable; "Your income disqualifies you")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Antonyms of adj unfit

3 senses of unfit

Sense 1
unfit (vs. fit) -- (below the required standards for a purpose; "an unfit parent"; "unfit for human consumption")

fit (vs. unfit) -- (meeting adequate standards for a purpose; "a fit subject for discussion"; "it is fit and proper that you be there"; "water fit to drink"; "fit for duty"; "do as you see fit to")
        => acceptable -- (adequate for the purpose; "the water was acceptable for drinking")
        => suitable, suited -- (meant or adapted for an occasion or use; "a tractor suitable (or fit) for heavy duty"; "not an appropriate (or fit) time for flippancy")
        => worthy -- (having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way; "behavior worthy of reprobation"; "a fact worthy of attention")

Sense 2
unfit (vs. fit) -- (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service")

fit (vs. unfit) -- (physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise")
        => able, able-bodied -- (having a strong healthy body; "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army")
        => conditioned, in condition (predicate) -- (physically fit; "exercised daily to keep herself in condition")

Sense 3
bad, unfit, unsound -- (physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth")

INDIRECT (VIA unhealthy) -> healthy -- (having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy")

Similarity of adj unfit

3 senses of unfit

Sense 1
unfit (vs. fit) -- (below the required standards for a purpose; "an unfit parent"; "unfit for human consumption")
       => subhuman -- (unfit for human beings; "subhuman conditions of life")
       => unsuitable -- (not meant or adapted for a particular purpose; "a solvent unsuitable for use on wood surfaces")

Sense 2
unfit (vs. fit) -- (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service")
       => afflicted, impaired -- (mentally or physically unfit)
       => apractic, apraxic -- (having uncoordinated muscular movements, symptomatic of a CNS disorder)
       => bandy, bandy-legged, bowed, bowleg, bowlegged -- (have legs that curve outward at the knees)
       => broken-backed -- ((of a horse) having bones of the back united by a bony growth)
       => crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game -- (disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg")
       => crookback, crookbacked, humped, humpbacked, hunchbacked, gibbous, kyphotic -- (characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column)
       => disabled, handicapped -- (incapable of functioning as a consequence of injury or illness)
       => gammy -- ((British informal) sore or lame; "a gammy foot")
       => knock-kneed -- (having the knees abnormally close together and the ankles wide apart)
       => soft, flabby, flaccid -- (out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance; "he was too soft for the army"; "flabby around the middle"; "flaccid cheeks")
       => spavined -- ((of horses) afflicted with a swelling of the hock-joint)
       => dipped, lordotic, swayback, swaybacked -- (having abnormal sagging of the spine (especially in horses))
       => maimed, mutilated -- (having a part of the body crippled or disabled)
          Also See-> ill#1, sick#1; unhealthy#1; unsound#2

Sense 3
bad, unfit, unsound -- (physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth")
       => unhealthy (vs. healthy) -- (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers")

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