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unacceptable - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'unacceptable' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Unacceptable [ a.]
- Not acceptable; not pleasing; not welcome; unpleasant; disagreeable; displeasing; offensive.

Meaning of 'unacceptable' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . unacceptable [ a]
Meaning (1):
- not acceptable; not welcome
Example in sentence:
  • a word unacceptable in polite society;
  • an unacceptable violation of personal freedom
2 . unacceptable [ s]
Meaning (2):
- (used of persons or their behavior) not acceptable or reasonable
Example in sentence:
  • impossible behavior
Meaning (3):
- not adequate to give satisfaction
Example in sentence:
  • the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable
Meaning (4):
- not conforming to standard usage
Example in sentence:
  • the following use of `access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists; `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'