Definition of Disqualification

1. Noun. Unfitness that bars you from participation.

Generic synonyms: Unfitness
Derivative terms: Disqualify, Disqualify



2. Noun. The act of preventing someone from participating by finding them unqualified.
Generic synonyms: Bar, Prevention
Specialized synonyms: Recusal, Recusation
Derivative terms: Disqualify, Disqualify

Definition of Disqualification

1. n. The act of disqualifying, or state of being disqualified; want of qualification; incompetency; disability; as, the disqualification of men for holding certain offices.

Definition of Disqualification

1. Noun. The act of disqualifying, or state of being disqualified; want of qualification; incompetency; disability; as, the disqualification of men for holding certain offices. ¹

2. Noun. That which disqualifies; that which incapacitates or makes unfit; as, conviction of crime is a disqualification of a person for office; sickness is a disqualification for labor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disqualification

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disquiet
disquieted

Literary usage of Disqualification

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law by John William Burgess (1891)
"The holding of police office or of office concerned with elections is a disqualification. Unsoundness of mind also disqualifies. Conviction of treason or ..."

2. Code of Law, Practice and Forms for Justices' and Other Inferior Courts in by Curtis Hillyer (1912)
"CHAPTER X. Disqualification. i 177. Disqualification, grounds of. § 178. Affidavit of bias—Not on information. 5 179. Relationship of attorney—Need not be ..."

3. History of the Antislavery Measures of the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth by Henry Wilson (1865)
"of Massachusetts introduced a bill to abolish all disqualification of color in carrying the mails; which was referred to the Committee on Post-offices and ..."

4. A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States by Harold Remington (1915)
"Merely that the candidate is a creditor, or even is the largest creditor, is no disqualification in itself, no antagonistic relation being shown, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1889)
"Disqualification of Blood ; Consanguinity and Affinity. ... The disqualification of consanguinity applies to marriages between blood relations in the lineal ..."

6. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1874)
"MARCH 18, 1862, Mr. Sumner asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to introduce a bill to remove all disqualification of color in carrying the mails ..."

7. Ruling Cases by Irving Browne, Leonard Augustus Jones, James Tower Keen, Edward Manson, John Melville Gould (1898)
"SECTION X. — Disqualification of Members of Local ... Local Government Acts. — Local Board, Member of. — Disqualification. ..."

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