Antonyms of adj unqualified

4 senses of unqualified

Sense 1
unqualified (vs. qualified) -- (not limited or restricted; "an unqualified denial")

qualified (vs. unqualified) -- (limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval")
        => conditional -- (qualified by reservations)
        => hedged, weasel-worded -- (evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement)
        => limited, modified -- (mediocre)

Sense 2
unqualified (vs. qualified) -- (not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training)

qualified (vs. unqualified) -- (meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task; "many qualified applicants for the job")
        => well-qualified -- (more than adequately qualified; "a well-qualified officer")

Sense 3
incompetent (vs. competent), unqualified -- (legally not qualified or sufficient; "a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband"; "incompetent witnesses")


Sense 4
unentitled, unqualified -- (having no right or entitlement; "a distinction to which he was unentitled")

INDIRECT (VIA ineligible) -> eligible -- (qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen; "eligible to run for office"; "eligible for retirement benefits"; "an eligible bachelor")

Similarity of adj unqualified

4 senses of unqualified

Sense 1
unqualified (vs. qualified) -- (not limited or restricted; "an unqualified denial")
       => categoric, categorical, flat, unconditional -- (not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal")
       => clean, clear -- (free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner")
       => cool -- ((used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification; "a cool million bucks")
       => outright, straight-out, unlimited -- (without reservation or exception)
          Also See-> unconditional#1, unconditioned#2; unmodified#1

Sense 2
unqualified (vs. qualified) -- (not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training)
       => quack (prenominal) -- (medically unqualified; "a quack doctor")
          Also See-> incompetent#2; ineligible#1

Sense 3
incompetent (vs. competent), unqualified -- (legally not qualified or sufficient; "a wife is usually considered unqualified to testify against her husband"; "incompetent witnesses")

Sense 4
unentitled, unqualified -- (having no right or entitlement; "a distinction to which he was unentitled")
       => ineligible (vs. eligible) -- (not eligible; "ineligible to vote"; "ineligible for retirement benefits")

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