What does undesirable mean?

Definitions for undesirableˌʌn dɪˈzaɪər ə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word undesirable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undesirable(adj)

    one whose presence is undesirable

    "rounding up vagrants and drunks and other undesirables"

  2. undesirable, unwanted(adj)

    not wanted

    "undesirable impurities in steel"; "legislation excluding undesirable aliens";"removed the unwanted vegetation"

  3. undesirable, unsuitable(adj)

    not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse)

Wiktionary

  1. undesirable(Noun)

    an undesirable person

  2. undesirable(Adjective)

    objectionable or not likely to please

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Undesirable

    un-dē-zī′ra-bl, adj. not to be wished for.—ns. Undesirabil′ity; Undesir′ableness.—adv. Undesir′ably.—adjs. Undesired′; Undesir′ing; Undesir′ous.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undesirable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undesirable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bertrand Russell:

    It is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatsoever for supposing it is true.

  2. Charles Mackay:

    A leaky gut is bad because all these undesirable things go from the gut into the bloodstream, and they screw up the immune system.

  3. The RPA pilot:

    This is an undesirable assignment by most accounts, we don’t feel the plane, but on any given day, I can kill somebody. That’s the absolute truth. It’s no less real.

  4. Chairman Thomas Jordan:

    With interest rates at zero, the minimum exchange rate is the key instrument to avoid an undesirable tightening of monetary conditions, this is especially important at the moment, as upward pressure on the Swiss franc has intensified once again.

  5. Aaron White:

    Alcohol increases insulin levels and lowers blood glucose, so combining alcohol with anti-diabetic drugs that regulate glucose levels could cause an undesirable drop in blood sugar. And, over time, it could contribute to insulin insensitivity, our findings highlight a major gap in the literature.

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