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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uninhabitableadjective

    not fit for habitation


  1. uninhabitableadjective

    Not inhabitable; not able to be inhabited.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Uninhabitableadjective

    Unfit to be inhabited.

    If there be any place upon earth of that nature that paradise had, the same must be found within that supposed uninhabitable burnt zone, or within the tropicks. Walter Raleigh.

    Had not the deep been form’d, that might contain
    All the collected treasures of the main;
    The earth had still o’erwhelm’d with water stood,
    To man an uninhabitable flood. Richard Blackmore.


  1. uninhabitable

    Uninhabitable refers to a place, building, or area that is unsuitable, unsafe, or unfit for living or inhabiting due to various conditions such as extremely harsh weather, devastation, pollution, lack of necessary facilities, or any other circumstances posing a threat to human health and well-being.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uninhabitable

    un-in-hab′i-ta-bl, adj. not inhabitable.—ns. Uninhabitabil′ity, Uninhab′itableness.—adj. Uninhab′ited, not inhabited.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uninhabitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uninhabitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of uninhabitable in a Sentence

  1. E. B. White:

    The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people's minds would be uninhabitable.

  2. Evelyn Waugh:

    It is a curious thing ... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    Should they get this material and go to Times Square or the financial district, they could render these areas uninhabitable for some time.

  4. Evelyn Waugh:

    It is a curious thing... that every creed promises a paradise which will be absolutely uninhabitable for anyone of civilized taste.

  5. Mark Lynas:

    Most of the planetary surface would be functionally uninhabitable, agriculture would cease to exist everywhere, apart for the polar and sub-polar regions, and perhaps the mid-latitudes for extremely heat-tolerant crops. It's difficult to see how crops could be grown elsewhere. There's a certain level above which plants just can't survive.

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