What does undesirable mean?

Definitions for undesirable
ˌʌn dɪˈzaɪər ə bəlun·de·sir·able

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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.

How to pronounce undesirable?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say undesirable in sign language?

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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

Examples of undesirable in a Sentence

  1. Juliette Gust:

    Some of these officers have reported threats to their safety and that of their family.Officers may also believe that they will be ostracized by their peers, retaliated against in various forms, like being given undesirable assignments, or that they could be terminated from their jobs for an infraction that would not normally result in termination, all of these concerns have a chilling effect on an officers willingness to report misconduct.

  2. 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.

  3. Mayor Kirk Caldwell:

    I am also acutely aware of the many challenges faced by the people of the city who either are forced or choose to live on the sidewalks, in unsanitary and unsafe conditions, their living conditions are undesirable from not only their perspective, but also that of the people of the city who walk, drive, own a business, live in a house or attend a school next to them.

  4. Tony Mullins:

    It would be entirely undesirable from my point of view.

  5. Jian Zhao:

    We have good rock geologists in Singapore who can build caverns, the idea is to make the city more liveable by putting everything undesirable underground.

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