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un·em·ploy·a·ble

 (ŭn′ĕm-ploi′ə-bəl, -ĭm-)
adj.
Not able to find or hold a job: unemployable people.

un′em·ploy′a·ble n.

unemployable

(ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪəbəl)
adj
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) unable or unfit to keep a job
ˌunemˌployaˈbility n

un•em•ploy•a•ble

(ˌʌn ɛmˈplɔɪ ə bəl)

adj.
1. unsuitable for employment; unable to keep a job.
n.
2. an unemployable individual.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unemployable - not acceptable for employment as a worker; "his illiteracy made him unemployable"
employable - physically and mentally capable of working at a regular job and available
Translations

unemployable

[ˈʌnɪmˈplɔɪəbl] ADJinútil para el trabajo

unemployable

[ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪəbəl] adjinemployable

unemployable

adj personals Arbeitskraft nicht brauchbar; (because of illness) → arbeitsunfähig

unemployable

[ˌʌnɪmˈplɔɪəbl] adjnon adatto/a a nessun lavoro
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He had wanted work keenly at Oniton, but too much anxiety had shattered him; he was joining the unemployable.
So there he goes, berating the BBC when the economy is in ruin, jobs are being lost, the unemployables are still coming into the country to burden our welfare state while our finest men and women are dying for nothing other than to support a backward state.
In the circumstances, I am less worried about the prospect of an impoverished and inactive old age than that of an eight-hour working day until 75 to support middle-aged unemployables, requiring extensive treatment for avoidable diseases caused by decades of self-indulgence.