Capable and Unfit


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Capable adjective – Having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance.
Usage example: a capable and efficient editor

Unfit is an antonym for capable.
Nearby Words: capability, capably
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Unfit adjective – Lacking qualities (as knowledge, skill, or ability) required to do a job.
Usage example: just because I don't have actual work experience doesn't mean I'm unfit for the job

Capable is an antonym for unfit in not ready topic.
Nearby Word: unfitly
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Things that words describes

man capable man unfit man
people capable people unfit people
someone capable someone unfit someone
ruler capable ruler unfit ruler
Other nouns: anyone, ships, members.

Both words in one sentence

  • Mr Nutt in Unseen Academicals, who takes a team of largely wheezing unfit wizards plus other misfits and an orang-utan and turns them into a capable football squad.
    Source: Super Coach
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Unfit and Capable. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 18, from
Capable & Unfit. N.p., 2016. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. <>.
Unfit or Capable. 2016. Accessed June 18, 2021.

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