unacceptable


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un·ac·cept·a·ble

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

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

unacceptable

(ˌʌnəkˈsɛptəbəl)
adj
1. not satisfactory; inadequate: the standard was wholly unacceptable.
2. intolerable: hitting children is unacceptable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unacceptable - not adequate to give satisfactionunacceptable - not adequate to give satisfaction; "the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable"
unsatisfactory - not giving satisfaction; "shops should take back unsatisfactory goods"; "her performance proved to be unsatisfactory"; "life is becoming increasingly unsatifactory"; "our discussion was very unsatisfactory"
2.unacceptable - not acceptableunacceptable - not acceptable; not welcome; "a word unacceptable in polite society"; "an unacceptable violation of personal freedom"
unsatisfactory - not giving satisfaction; "shops should take back unsatisfactory goods"; "her performance proved to be unsatisfactory"; "life is becoming increasingly unsatifactory"; "our discussion was very unsatisfactory"
unwelcome - not welcome; not giving pleasure or received with pleasure; "unwelcome publicity"; "unwelcome interruptions"; "unwelcome visitors"
acceptable - worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; "acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"
3.unacceptable - used of persons or their behaviorunacceptable - used of persons or their behavior; "impossible behavior"; "insufferable insolence"
intolerable, unbearable, unendurable - incapable of being put up with; "an intolerable degree of sentimentality"
4.unacceptable - not conforming to standard usageunacceptable - not conforming to standard usage; "the following use of `access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists; `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
nonstandard - not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community; "a nonstandard dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups"; "the common core of nonstandard words and phrases in folk speech"- A.R.Dunlap

unacceptable

adjective intolerable, unsatisfactory, unreasonable, off (Brit. informal), bad, poor, terrible, offensive, not on (informal), unpleasant, inappropriate, unwelcome, unsuitable, disgraceful, undesirable, improper, distasteful, out of order (informal), obnoxious, deplorable, displeasing, unseemly, objectionable, disagreeable, a bit much (informal), beyond the pale, inadmissible, insufferable, a bit off (Brit. informal), insupportable, impermissible, a bit thick (Brit. informal) She left her husband because of his unacceptable behaviour.
acceptable, desirable, agreeable, pleasing, welcome, pleasant, delightful

unacceptable

adjective
Translations
nepřijatelný
uacceptabel
ei hyväksyttävä
neprihvatljiv
容認できない
받아들일 수 없는
nesprejemljiv
oacceptabel
ซึ่งไม่สามารถยอมรับได้
không thể chấp nhận được

unacceptable

[ˈʌnəkˈseptəbl] ADJinaceptable

unacceptable

[ˌʌnəkˈsɛptəbəl] adj [behaviour] → inacceptable; [price, proposal] → inacceptable; [violation, suggestion, level] → inacceptable
to be unacceptable for sb to do sth → être inacceptable que qn fasse qch
It is unacceptable for ministers to tell lies → Il est inacceptable que des ministres mentent.

unacceptable

adj plans, termsunannehmbar; excuse, offer, behaviournicht akzeptabel; standard, unemployment level, working conditionsnicht tragbar, untragbar; it’s quite unacceptable that we should be expected to …es kann doch nicht von uns verlangt werden, dass …; it’s quite unacceptable for young children to …es kann nicht zugelassen werden, dass kleine Kinder; the unacceptable face of capitalismdie Kehrseite des Kapitalismus; he behaved in an unacceptable wayer benahm sich unmöglich

unacceptable

[ˌʌnəkˈsɛptəbl] adj (proposal, behaviour) → inaccettabile; (price) → impossibile
it's unacceptable that → è inammissibile che + sub

unacceptable

غَيْرُ مَقْبُول nepřijatelný uacceptabel unannehmbar απαράδεκτος inaceptable ei hyväksyttävä inacceptable neprihvatljiv inaccettabile 容認できない 받아들일 수 없는 onacceptabel uakseptabel nie do przyjęcia inaceitável неприемлемый oacceptabel ซึ่งไม่สามารถยอมรับได้ kabul edilemez không thể chấp nhận được 不可接受的

unacceptable

a. inaceptable, no aprobado-a.
References in classic literature ?
And she has fasted ever since the day before yesterday's walk, from sorrow and rage that I despatched her out of your society under the idea of its being unacceptable.
Joe was a very clean housekeeper, but had an exquisite art of making her cleanliness more uncomfortable and unacceptable than dirt itself.
Let us not then pursue By force impossible, by leave obtain'd Unacceptable, though in Heav'n, our state Of splendid vassalage, but rather seek Our own good from our selves, and from our own Live to our selves, though in this vast recess, Free, and to none accountable, preferring Hard liberty before the easie yoke Of servile Pomp.
He wished to banish from the minds of the chivalry around him his own indecent and unacceptable jest respecting the Jewess Rebecca; he was desirous of conciliating Alicia's father Waldemar, of whom he stood in awe, and who had more than once shown himself dissatisfied during the course of the day's proceedings.
Therefore, since my acquaintance were pleased to think my poor endeavours might not be unacceptable to my country, I imposed on myself, as a maxim never to be swerved from, that I would strictly adhere to truth; neither indeed can I be ever under the least temptation to vary from it, while I retain in my mind the lectures and example of my noble master and the other illustrious HOUYHNHNMS of whom I had so long the honour to be an humble hearer.
As this doctrine is of great importance in all the American constitutions, a brief discussion of the ground on which it rests cannot be unacceptable.
A dish of venison, however, was no unacceptable meal to them, especially after feeding so long on oysters and clams.
As the species of hunting prosecuted by these worthies is not laid down in any of the ancient books of venerie, and is, in fact, peculiar to our western frontier, a word or two on the subject may not be unacceptable to the reader.
For a moment he ceased, but she had barely become conscious of it, when, rising from his chair, he said, "And now, Fanny, having performed one part of my commission, and shewn you everything placed on a basis the most assured and satisfactory, I may execute the remainder by prevailing on you to accompany me downstairs, where, though I cannot but presume on having been no unacceptable companion myself, I must submit to your finding one still better worth listening to.
His voice suggested sympathetic reproof but at the same time indicated that a few harrowing details would not be unacceptable.
But before he had finished he felt that his jest was unacceptable and had not come off.
She thought them totally unwarranted, and the repulsion which this exceptional severity excited in her was in danger of making the more persistent tenderness unacceptable.