unadoptable


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unadoptable

(ˌʌnəˈdɒptəbəl)
adj
(of children or animals) not able to be adopted or placed in a home
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Adj.1.unadoptable - difficult to place in an adoptive homeunadoptable - difficult to place in an adoptive home
adoptable - suitable or eligible for adoption; "a shortage of adoptable babies"
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