What is another word for ineligible?

313 synonyms found


[ ɪnˈɛlɪd͡ʒəbə͡l], [ ɪnˈɛlɪd‍ʒəbə‍l], [ ɪ_n_ˈɛ_l_ɪ_dʒ_ə_b_əl]

Ineligible is a term used to suggest the unavailability of an individual or group to qualify for something. Several words have similar meanings to this term, including prohibited, banned, barred, excluded, and disallowed. These words are often used interchangeably to mean the same thing, and they all convey the idea of something or someone being unable to participate or be considered for a particular opportunity. Other synonyms for ineligible include unsuitable, unqualified, disqualified, and ineligible. These words may all imply different nuances, but they all express the concept of being disqualified or denied access to something.

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What are the hypernyms for Ineligible?

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What are the opposite words for ineligible?

Antonyms for the word "ineligible" are terms that have opposite meanings to it. The opposite of "ineligible" is "eligible," which means qualified, entitled or suitable. Other antonyms for "ineligible" include "authorized," "allowed," "able," "permitted," or "qualified." All these terms imply that something or someone is qualified, permitted, or entitled to participate in a particular activity or event. These antonyms are often used to emphasize the opposite concept of being disqualified, excluded, or unqualified. Knowing the antonyms for "ineligible" can help you understand and communicate the concept of being qualified and entitled better.

Usage examples for Ineligible

On the day before the Thanksgiving game that year the Faculty held a long meeting and decided that our two guards were ineligible.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch
It held a special session that night and declared the center, the two backs and the captain ineligible because they had not prepared orations the spring before at the request of the rhetoric professor.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch
These players are ineligible because they play too well.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch

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