unfitness

Definitions of unfitness
  1. noun
    the quality of not being suitable
    “the judges agreed on his unfitness for the appointment”
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    fitness, fittingness
    the quality of being suitable
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    disqualification
    unfitness that bars you from participation
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    ineptness, unsuitability, unsuitableness
    the quality of having the wrong properties for a specific purpose
  2. noun
    lacking the power to perform
    synonyms: inability
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    ability
    the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
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    unadaptability
    the inability to change or be changed to fit changed circumstances
    insensitiveness, insensitivity
    the inability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
    incompetence, incompetency
    lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications
    incapability, incapableness
    the quality of not being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
    insufficiency
    (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
    inflexibility, rigidity, rigidness
    the quality of being rigid and rigorously severe
    crassitude, crassness
    the quality of being crass--devoid of refinement
    tin ear
    insensitivity to the appropriateness or subtlety of language
    callosity, callousness, hardness, insensibility, unfeelingness
    devoid of passion or feeling; hardheartedness
    unperceptiveness
    the lack of insight and sympathetic understanding
    unkindness
    lack of sympathy
    incapacity
    lack of physical or natural qualifications
    cardiac insufficiency, coronary insufficiency
    inadequate blood flow to the heart muscles; can cause angina pectoris
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    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  3. noun
    poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
    synonyms: softness
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    fitness, physical fitness
    good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
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    debility, feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity, valetudinarianism
    the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    disability, disablement, handicap, impairment
    the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    bandy leg, bandyleg, bow leg, bowleg, genu varum, tibia vara
    a leg bowed outward at the knee (or below the knee)
    anorgasmia
    absence of an orgasm in sexual relations
    dysphasia
    an impairment of language (especially speech production) that is usually due to brain damage
    asthenia, astheny
    an abnormal loss of strength
    cachexia, cachexy, wasting
    any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
    disability of walking
    a disability that interferes with or prevents walking
    astasia
    inability to stand due to muscular incoordination
    amputation
    a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
    hearing disorder, hearing impairment
    impairment of the sense of hearing
    dysomia
    impairment of the sense of smell
    vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment
    impairment of the sense of sight
    descensus, prolapse, prolapsus
    the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus)
    hypesthesia, hypoesthesia
    impairment of tactile sensitivity; decrease of sensitivity
    genu valgum, knock-knee, tibia valga
    an inward slant of the thigh
    pigeon toes
    disability in which the toes are turned inward; often associated with knock-knee
    bandy legs, bow leg, bow legs
    outward curvature of the legs
    disintegration
    a loss (or serious disruption) of organization in some system
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    health problem, ill health, unhealthiness
    a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
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