Etymology
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ineligible (adj.)

1763, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + eligible. Perhaps modeled on French inéligible. Related: Ineligibility.

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Definitions of ineligible

ineligible (adj.)
not eligible;
ineligible to vote
ineligible for retirement benefits
ineligible (adj.)
prohibited by official rules;
an ineligible pass receiver
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