ill-equipped


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Related to ill-equipped: perseverance, Inable, lackadaisical, fanfaronade

ill-e·quipped

(ĭl′ĭ-kwĭpt′)
adj.
Poorly or inadequately equipped.

ill-equipped

adj
without the skills, qualities, or equipment necessary (for something)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ill-equipped - poorly supplied with physical equipment; "the school was ill-equipped"
unequipped - without necessary physical or intellectual equipment; "guerrillas unequipped for a pitched battle"; "unequipped for jobs in a modern technological society"
Translations

ill-equipped

[ˈɪlɪˈkwɪpt] ADJ [expedition etc] → mal equipado
he was ill-equipped for the taskno estaba preparado para esa tarea
the prisons are ill-equipped to cope with such large numberslas cárceles carecen del equipamiento necesario para acoger a tanta población reclusa

ill-equipped

[ɪlɪˈkwɪpt] adj (lacking necessary qualities) → impreparato/a; (lacking equipment) → mal equipaggiato/a
they were ill-equipped for the part → non avevano i requisiti necessari per la parte
References in classic literature ?
`I have thought since how particularly ill-equipped I was for such an experience.
Terribly armed for battle as they are, man presents to them in his primal state an easy prey, slow of foot, puny of strength, ill-equipped by nature with natural weapons of defense.
It was as if he had studied at the university himself, instead of being ill-equipped from browsing at haphazard through the books in the library.) "But even the conventions must be real.
They were not too abundantly provisioned, and they were put on short rations, and for all the thick garments they had, they were but ill-equipped against the piercing wind and inhospitable violence of this wilderness.
Despite being the only hospital in the district of Kech, it remains ill-equipped to deal with patients and any unforeseen situations.
They said some miscreants had set the forest on fire on Friday evening and as usual the ill-equipped forest department and local authorities called the villagers for their help.
Ashok's view of himself radically changes when he discovers he's just a part of a broader political scheme, and his quest for vengeance results in a destructive force the world is ill-equipped to battle.
Many older jails are ill-equipped for prisoners in wheelchairs or with mobility problems, the assessment by two watchdogs found.
While April 7 is marked as World Health Day, hospitals in Punjab are ill-equipped and under-resourced to ensure appropriate medical treatment of patients.
England's Test team is going backwards, staring down the barrel of their worst touring run and yet again their batsmen were ill-equipped to cope with the challenge from Tim Southee and Trent Boult.
However, it were the most ill-equipped countries that bear the brunt of this disease, with 70% deaths occurring in developing countries.
Summary: Mount Maunganui [New Zealand], Jan 19 (ANI): Openers Harvik Desai and Shubman Gill struck blistering half-centuries as three-time champions India thrashed an ill-equipped Zimbabwe by 10 wickets to end Group B at the top in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup here in Mount Maunganui on Friday.