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un·ap·proach·a·ble

 (ŭn′ə-prō′chə-bəl)
adj.
1. Not friendly; aloof: an unapproachable executive.
2. Not accessible; inapproachable: an unapproachable chalet high in the Alps.

un′ap·proach′a·bil′i·ty, un′ap·proach′a·ble·ness n.
un′ap·proach′a·bly adv.

unapproachable

(ˌʌnəˈprəʊtʃəbəl)
adj
1. discouraging intimacy, friendliness, etc; aloof
2. inaccessible
3. not to be rivalled
ˌunapˈproachableness n
ˌunapˈproachably adv

un•ap•proach•a•ble

(ˌʌn əˈproʊ tʃə bəl)

adj.
1. not capable of being approached; unreachable.
2. impossible to equal or rival.
[1575–85]
un`ap•proach′a•ble•ness, n.
un`ap•proach′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unapproachable - discouraging intimaciesunapproachable - discouraging intimacies; reserved; "an unapproachable executive"
approachable - easy to meet or converse or do business with; "a friendly approachable person"
2.unapproachable - inaccessibly located or situatedunapproachable - inaccessibly located or situated; "an unapproachable chalet high in the mountains"; "an unreachable canyon"; "the unreachable stars"
inaccessible, unaccessible - capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all

unapproachable

adjective
1. unfriendly, reserved, withdrawn, distant, cool, remote, chilly, aloof, frigid, unsociable, offish (informal), standoffish I think a lot of people find dentists very unapproachable.
unfriendly friendly, cordial, sociable, approachable, affable, congenial
2. inaccessible, remote, out-of-the-way, out of reach, unreachable, un-get-at-able (informal) Central Asia was virtually unapproachable until this century.

unapproachable

adjective
Translations

unapproachable

[ˈʌnəˈprəʊtʃəbl] ADJ
1. (= inaccessible) → inaccesible
2. (= aloof) [person] → intratable, inasequible

unapproachable

[ˌʌnəˈprəʊtʃəbəl] adjinapprochable

unapproachable

adj placeunzugänglich; person alsounnahbar

unapproachable

[ˌʌnəˈprəʊtʃəbl] adj (person) → inavvicinabile, inabbordabile
References in classic literature ?
If, again, she were defined as the Woman our More Fortunate Friend Marries, her unapproachableness would rob the definition of any practical value.
The varied sounds of life, made joyous by distance and seeming unapproachableness, came faintly and died away to silence.
The varied sounds of life, made joyous by distance and seeming unapproachableness, came faintly and died away to a silence" (50).