INELIGIBLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INELIGIBLE
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ineligible
 a.  unsuitable; disqualified by law, rule, or provision; unworthy of being chosen
Classic Sentence:
1  He would have let the house, but could find no tenant, in consequence of its ineligible and insalubrious site.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  It is true that Eliza's situation did not seem wholly ineligible.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT V
Example Sentence:
1  The country had been declared ineligible for World Bank lending.
2  The new rules have made thousands more people ineligible for legal aid.
3  Some farmers have said the system is unfair because many families are ineligible for help if a wife or son has taken up work in a nearby town.