Disqualified by law, rule, or provision: ineligible to run for office; ineligible for health benefits.
Unworthy of being chosen; unfit: considered her ineligible for the job.
One that is not eligible.
American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.