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un·ac·cept·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unacceptableadjective

    not adequate to give satisfaction

    "the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable"

  2. unacceptableadjective

    not acceptable; not welcome

    "a word unacceptable in polite society"; "an unacceptable violation of personal freedom"

  3. impossible, insufferable, unacceptable, unsufferableadjective

    used of persons or their behavior

    "impossible behavior"; "insufferable insolence"

  4. unacceptable, unacceptedadjective

    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'"

Wiktionary

  1. unacceptableadjective

    unsatisfactory; not acceptable

  2. unacceptableadjective

    not conforming to accepted usage

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unacceptableadjective

    not acceptable; not pleasing; not welcome; unpleasant; disagreeable; displeasing; offensive

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unacceptable

    un-ak-sept′a-bl, adj. not acceptable, not pleasing or welcome.—n. Unaccept′ableness.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unacceptable' in Adjectives Frequency: #894

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unacceptable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unacceptable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of unacceptable in a Sentence

  1. Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee:

    Whoever leaked these needs to be found out and needs to be reprimanded, needs to be fired, this is unacceptable and should never happen.

  2. James Bevan:

    We need to change our attitudes to wasting water so it becomes as socially unacceptable as throwing your plastic bags into the sea. We need to use less water and use it more efficiently.

  3. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    Although no actual votes were changed in 2016 -- let me be clear in this -- any attempt to interfere in our elections is a direct attack on our democracy, it is unacceptable, and it will not be tolerated.

  4. Adil Murad:

    The Turks dream about Mosul and consider it a Turkish province that was cut off after World War One, this is unacceptable ... they are not the guardians of Mosul.

  5. Friday Johnson:

    Yes, he sometimes expressed opinions that were and are unacceptable to us today, but he was a hero.

Images & Illustrations of unacceptable

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