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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. depriving of legal right; rendering legally disqualified;
- Example: "certain disabling restrictions disqualified him for citizenship"
[syn: disabling, disqualifying]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

disqualify \dis*qual"i*fy\ (d[i^]s*kw[o^]l"[i^]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disqualified (d[i^]s*kw[o^]l"[i^]*f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Disqualifying.] 1. To deprive of the qualities or properties necessary for any purpose; to render unfit; to incapacitate; -- with for or from before the purpose, state, or act. [1913 Webster] My common illness disqualifies me for all conversation; I mean my deafness. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Me are not disqualified by their engagements in trade from being received in high society. --Southey. [1913 Webster] 2. To deprive of some power, right, or privilege, by positive restriction; to disable; to debar legally; as, a conviction of perjury disqualifies a man to be a witness. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

disqualifying adj 1: depriving of legal right; rendering legally disqualified; "certain disabling restrictions disqualified him for citizenship" [syn: disabling, disqualifying] [ant: enabling]