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 (ŭn′ĭk-sĕp′tə-bəl, -ăk-)
Not acceptable; unsatisfactory.

un′ac·cept′a·bil′i·ty n.
un′ac·cept′a·bly adv.


the state or condition of being unacceptable
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unacceptability - unsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standardsunacceptability - unsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standards
unsatisfactoriness - the quality of being inadequate or unsuitable
inadmissibility - unacceptability as a consequence of not being admissible
errancy - (Christianity) holding views that disagree with accepted doctrine; especially disagreement with papal infallibility; "he denies the errancy of the Catholic Church"
acceptability, acceptableness - satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
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This could be because of difficulty in remembering these details, as well as the influence of the social unacceptability of drinking during pregnancy.
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It's simply that the unacceptability of deflation to policymakers makes further attempts to create inflation more likely.
Upon completion of review and final determination of acceptability or unacceptability, an addendum will be issued with a list of the pre-qualified bidders.
Minister Idrissov reaffirmed Kazakhstan's steadfast commitment against terrorism and extremism, as well as unacceptability of using religion as a cover for terroristic actions
Other byproducts of both the Beijing and Brisbane summits were some usefully clear messages to Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the unacceptability of his Ukraine adventures (though Abbott's message was more diplomatic than the "shirtfront" entertainment he promised); accelerated bilateral agreements (for example, a long-awaited Australia-China free trade treaty); and a deserved boost for Obama, following his party's midterm election drubbing a few days earlier.
She said that even though her immediate family did not share the same opinion, the media was enough to make her feel the unacceptability of dark skin.
In order to address the unacceptability of many teaching resources for sex education, the Government should make funding available to organisations, both religious and non-religious, to produce materials which support parents and do not expose children and teenagers to explicit sexual images and messages.
Arthur Japin, the Dutch novelist, has captured the significance of the unacceptability of tolerance: "If you accept others as equals, you embrace them unconditionally, now and forever.