unequipped

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

unequipped

  1. simple past tense and past participle of unequip

Adjective[edit]

unequipped (comparative more unequipped, superlative most unequipped)

  1. Without equipment.
  2. Not given the appropriate tools to deal with a situation.
    At six years of age, he was unequipped to deal with the death of his parents.
    • 1961 August, M. C. Casson, “Motive power transition in the Liverpool area”, in Trains Illustrated, page 476:
      The only overlap is that fitters of the electric side are responsible for repairing electrical faults in the diesel multiple-units, but even this has led to trouble, as diesel fitters called out to repair a multiple-unit, having diagnosed the fault as electrical, have been unequipped to deal with it.