Definition of disqualify:
- 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.
- 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.
forfeit, not brook something, rule out, incapacitate, clamp down, damages, disincline, invalidate, disqualification, indispose, noncustodial, bail, extradition, unfit, ability, decline, disable, community service, weaken, impound, fine.
- exclude (part of speech: verb)
- prohibit (part of speech: verb)
- "In Times Like These", Nellie L. McClung.
- "Charles Lamb", Barry Cornwall.
To the Americans who objected that Switzerland's mountains and lakes, being free from hateful war memories, offer more fitting surroundings for the capital of the League of Peace than Brussels, where vestiges of the odious struggle will long survive, they answered that they could only regret that Belgium's resistance to the lawless invaders should be taken to disqualify her for the honor.- "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.