un·qual·i·fied / ˌənˈkwäləˌfīd/ • adj. 1. (of a person) not officially recognized as a practitioner of a particular profession or activity through having satisfied the relevant conditions or requirements. ∎ not competent or sufficiently knowledgeable to do something: I am singularly unqualified to write about football. 2. without reservation or limitation; total: the experiment was not an unqualified success.DERIVATIVES: un·qual·i·fied·ly / -ˌfī(i)dlē/ adv.