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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 act of inhuman treatment and unacceptability of justification has been written in the history as a genocide committed in Europe since World War II.
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Kyiv: The NBU expresses its resentment against and unacceptability of the situation.
After Moon agreed on Four Principles, including the unacceptability of war on the Korean peninsula, at the recent summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, there are concerns that Moon's diplomatic policy has tipped the balance in favor of China over the U.
We are going to explain again and again to our American colleagues the unacceptability and shallowness of the [US] approach," he said.
Stressing the unacceptability of the political processes taking place around Jerusalem, which is sacred for all religions, the participants call for exerting more efforts to find a peaceful solution to this issue based on respect for each religion and culture in accordance with international norms, principles and UN resolutions.
One way around that unacceptability would be to stop using smaller organizations all together, relying only on the larger prime contractors to manage all of the work.
We are united in the need to overcome the existing disagreements in the country by peaceful means through a nationwide dialogue as soon as possible, without any external pressure, not to mention the unacceptability of the threats of military intervention in the internal affairs of this country," Lavrov stated, RT reported.
This outcome was the result of a global campaign focused on the unconditional unacceptability of the use of nuclear weapons, the Secretary-General noted, acknowledging the invaluable contribution made by Hiroshima's message of peace and the heroic efforts of hibakushas or survivors of the atomic bombs.
They found that 30 to 40 percent of smokers felt high levels of family disapproval and social unacceptability and 27 percent felt they were treated differently due to their smoking status.
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug has emphasised the unacceptability of the indiscriminate use of weapons, having informed the delegations about the concentrated firing by the Ukrainian armed forces from the 122 mm howitzers, 152mm guns and multiple-launch rocket systems in the immediate vicinity of the OSCE monitors' base in Svitlodarsk.
I've spoken out previously on the unacceptability of the 26 outstanding against Conwy, yet some local authorities have eight times this number.