Definitions for unacceptably

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unacceptably, intolerably(adverb)

    to an unacceptable degree

    "The percentage of lead in our drinking water is unacceptably high"

Wiktionary

  1. unacceptably(Adverb)

    Not within the limits of what is generally considered to be acceptable.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brian Fallon:

    Even now, too many of our veterans are still waiting an unacceptably long time to see a doctor, or to process disability claims and appeals.

  2. John Cryan:

    Our challenges are also evident in the unacceptably high level of our costs, our continuing burden of heavy litigation charges, a balance sheet that must be more efficient, and the poor overall returns to our shareholders.

  3. Sabri Zain:

    While a slight decrease in rhino poaching in South Africa was apparent in 2015, and perhaps the authorities are having some impact on the ground, these numbers are hardly cause for celebration or complacency, the figures remain unacceptably high and continent-wide the scale of the rhino poaching crisis is spreading.

  4. Kate Carey:

    If you swap in any other physically harmful and psychologically harmful event, a prevalence of 15 percent would be just unacceptably high, if, for instance, 15 percent of our young people were breaking their legs in their first year of school, we would expect that the community would do something to enhance the safety of the environment.

  5. Senators Diane Feinstein of California:

    It is entirely inappropriate that the railroad industry would make hostages of America's passenger rail services and chemical shippers in order to secure their favored legislative outcome, it is offensive that only when a railroad could face full liability for an accident that they find operation without PTC to be unacceptably dangerous.


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