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unqualify

(ʌnˈkwɒlɪfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
to disqualify or to make unfit
unˈqualiˌfiable adj
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For so long a frustrating figure that was unqualifiable, he is now a key part of the equation.
We ask a lot from prison staff already, without them having to run the health risks of contact with an unqualifiable drug.
After he is murdered, the radio spews out statist propaganda in its press announcement: "Sacrosanto dovere e diritto d'ogni individuo e l'inquadramento nella perfetta compagine dello Stato fuori della quale la persona umana si riduce a un quid inqualificabile e superfluo" (187; "It is a sacrosant duty and right of every individual to be squared into the State as a whole, outside of which a human being is reduced to an unqualifiable and superflous entity").
The Greek term for it, para-deigma (like the German, Bei-spiel), poignantly expresses this being that is always beside itself (para-, bei-), "since the proper place for the example is always beside itself, in the empty space in which its unqualifiable and unforgettable life unfolds" (CV, 14).
Our drive to quantify the unquantifiable, the unqualifiable.