Unapproachable

  • 1unapproachable — [adj1] unfriendly aloof, chilly*, cold, cool, distant, frigid, hesitant, inaccessible, remote, reserved, standoffish, uncommunicative, unsociable, withdrawn; concepts 404,555 Ant. approachable, friendly unapproachable [adj2] difficult to get to… …

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  • 2unapproachable — I adjective aloof, austere, beyond reach, distant, far off, faraway, forbidding, formidable, impregnable, inaccessible, inaffable, incomparable, inimitable, matchless, nongreganous, out of reach, out of the way, peerless, rari aditus, remote,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3unapproachable — (adj.) 1580s, of places, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + APPROACHABLE (Cf. approachable). Of persons, distant, aloof, attested from 1848. Related: Unapproachably …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4unapproachable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not welcoming or friendly …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5unapproachable — [un΄ə prōch′ə bəl] adj. 1. not to be approached; inaccessible; aloof 2. having no rival or equal; unmatched unapproachability n. unapproachableness unapproachably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 6unapproachable — unapproachability, unapproachableness, n. unapproachably, adv. /un euh proh cheuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not capable of being approached; remote; unreachable: an unapproachable spot; an unapproachable person. 2. impossible to equal or rival:… …

    Universalium

  • 7unapproachable — [[t]ʌ̱nəpro͟ʊtʃəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as unapproachable, you mean that they seem to be difficult to talk to and not very friendly. She was somewhat unapproachable but I m sure she wanted to be friendly. Ant: approachable …

    English dictionary

  • 8unapproachable — adjective 1) unapproachable islands Syn: inaccessible, unreachable, remote, out of the way, isolated, far flung, off the beaten track/path; informal in the middle of nowhere, in the sticks, in the boondocks Ant: accessible 2) her boss a …

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  • 9unapproachable — adjective seeming unfriendly and therefore difficult to talk to: Jo appeared, looking grim and unapproachable …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10unapproachable — adjective Date: 1581 1. not approachable ; physically inaccessible 2. discouraging intimacies ; reserved • unapproachability noun • unapproachably adverb …

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  • 11unapproachable — adjective a) aloof and not friendly b) not accessible or able to be reached …

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  • 12unapproachable — Synonyms and related words: Olympian, aloof, antipodean, austere, back of beyond, backward, bashful, beyond compare, beyond comparison, beyond reach, blank, chilled, chilly, closed forever to, closed to, cold, constrained, cool, detached,… …

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  • 13unapproachable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. inaccessible; cold, cool, forbidding, distant. See impossibility, taciturnity, seclusion. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Distant] Syn. withdrawn, hesitant, aloof; see inaccessible , distant . 2.… …

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  • 14unapproachable — un|ap|proach|a|ble [ˌʌnəˈprəutʃəbəl US ˈprou ] adj seeming unfriendly and therefore difficult to talk to …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15unapproachable — un|ap|proach|a|ble [ ,ʌnə proutʃəbl ] adjective not friendly or easy to talk to …

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  • 16unapproachable — adj. not approachable; aloof, reserved, withdrawn; physically inaccessible; unrivaled, unmatchable …

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  • 17unapproachable — adjective 1》 not welcoming or friendly. 2》 archaic (of a place) remote and inaccessible. Derivatives unapproachability noun unapproachably adverb …

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  • 18unapproachable — a. Inaccessible …

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  • 19unapproachable — adj 1. remote, out of the way, distant, untouchable, faraway; unreachable, beyond reach, out of reach, godforsaken, forbidding; inaccessible, unattainable, unobtainable, Inf. ungettable. 2. unbeatable, unsurpassable, unimitable, incomparable;… …

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  • 20unapproachable — un·approachable …

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