not adequate to give satisfaction
"the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable"
not acceptable; not welcome
"a word unacceptable in polite society"; "an unacceptable violation of personal freedom"
impossible, insufferable, unacceptable, unsufferable(adj)
used of persons or their behavior
"impossible behavior"; "insufferable insolence"
not conforming to standard usage
"the following use of `access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists; `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'"
unsatisfactory; not acceptable
not conforming to accepted usage
not acceptable; not pleasing; not welcome; unpleasant; disagreeable; displeasing; offensive
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-ak-sept′a-bl, adj. not acceptable, not pleasing or welcome.—n. Unaccept′ableness.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'unacceptable' in Adjectives Frequency: #894
The numerical value of unacceptable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of unacceptable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Everyone wants to be accepted by a world that is unacceptable
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
It is unacceptable to confine orcas to barren tanks that, to them, are the size of a bathtub.
It never ceases to baffle me at how one's more willing to accept the unacceptable as long as it can be rationalized
The shameful events in Iguala have shown that Mexico is stuck in a state of affairs which is unacceptable and must be overcome.
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Translations for unacceptable
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- غير مقبولArabic
- inacceptableCatalan, Valencian
- hyväksymiskelvoton, [[mahdoton]] [[hyväksyä]]Finnish
- neacceptabil, nesatisfăcător, inacceptabilRomanian
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