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1. undesirable

adjective. ['ˌəndɪˈzaɪrəbəl'] not wanted.

Synonyms

  • unenviable
  • unwanted

Antonyms

  • desirable
  • amicable
  • inoffensive

Etymology

  • desirable (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Undesirable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

How do you pronounce undesirable?

Pronounce undesirable as ˌəndɪˈzaɪrəbəl.

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Sentences with undesirable


1. Adjective
A cracked tub that cannot hold water is undesirable.

Quotes about undesirable


1. Why pay for an undesirable outcome with someone else? For the same money, you could have paid me to stay at home and do nothing.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Chronic anxiety is a state more undesirable than any other, and we will try almost any maneuver to eliminate it. Modern man is living in anxious anticipation of destruction. Such anxiety can be easily eliminated by self-destruction. As a German saying puts it: 'Better an end with terror than a terror without end.
- Robert E. Neale, The Art of Dying

3. When something undesirable grows in my soul, I ask God to give me the courage to mercilessly pluck it out.
- Paulo Coelho, Like the Flowing River

2. undesirable

adjective. ['ˌəndɪˈzaɪrəbəl'] not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse).

Synonyms

  • ineligible

Antonyms

  • nice
  • easy

Etymology

  • desirable (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. undesirable

noun. ['ˌəndɪˈzaɪrəbəl'] one whose presence is undesirable.

Synonyms

  • unwelcome person

Antonyms

  • welcome
  • loved

Etymology

  • desirable (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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