Unacceptable
Unacceptable Un`ac*cept"a*ble, a. Not acceptable; not pleasing; not welcome; unpleasant; disagreeable; displeasing; offensive. -- {Un`ac*cept"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Un`ac*cept"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • unacceptable — (adj.) late 15c., from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + ACCEPTABLE (Cf. acceptable). Related: Unacceptably …   Etymology dictionary

  • unacceptable — [adj] not suitable or satisfactory below par*, damaged, disagreeable, displeasing, distasteful, exceptionable, half baked*, ill favored, improper, inadmissible, insupportable, lousy*, not up to snuff*, objectionable, obnoxious, offensive, reject …   New thesaurus

  • unacceptable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not satisfactory or allowable. DERIVATIVES unacceptability noun unacceptably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unacceptable — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unacceptable */*/ — UK [ˌʌnəkˈseptəb(ə)l] / US adjective wrong or harmful, especially by not reaching usual or accepted standards of behaviour, morals etc unacceptable levels of pollution This sort of behaviour is quite unacceptable in a civilized society.… …   English dictionary

  • unacceptable — un|ac|cept|a|ble [ ,ʌnək septəbl ] adjective ** wrong or harmful, especially by not reaching usual or accepted standards of behavior, morals, etc.: unacceptable levels of pollution This sort of behavior is totally unacceptable in a civilized… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unacceptable — un|ac|cept|a|ble [ˌʌnəkˈseptəbəl] adj something that is unacceptable is so wrong or bad that you think it should not be allowed ▪ I found her attitude totally unacceptable. ▪ unacceptable levels of pollution unacceptable to ▪ The recommendations… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unacceptable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ make sth ▪ The cost of these proposed changes mak …   Collocations dictionary

  • unacceptable — adjective 1 something that is unacceptable is so wrong or bad that you think it should not be allowed: unacceptable levels of unemployment 2 the unacceptable face of the bad or unfair part of a system, activity etc: property speculation, the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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