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Not available, accessible, or at hand.

un′a·vail′a·bil′i·ty n.


1. the quality of being unavailable or inaccessible
2. (Mathematics) maths the probability that something will operate incorrectly given particular conditions
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Noun1.unavailability - the quality of not being available when needed
inconvenience - the quality of not being useful or convenient
accessibility, availability, availableness, handiness - the quality of being at hand when needed
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Let us go there and have drink while we discuss the unavailability of the categorical.
ISLAMABAD -- Senator retired Col Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi of MQM criticised unavailability of a child psychiatrist in the capital hospitals on a calling attention notice.
Sources at Lyari General Hospital told PPI that OT services were suspend three days ago due to unavailability of water.
9MW was not generated due to unavailability of gas.
Sadia later approached the LHC through Advocate Rabbiya Bajwa and questioned the unavailability of the provincial ombudsperson.
They said that people were forced to bring their food from restaurants, bakeries and markets in cold weather due to low pressure and gas unavailability.
One Mohammad Nawaz told reporter that gas unavailability was creating severe problems for people, and called for resolving the problem.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 17 (ANI): Amid the ongoing controversy over the tragic death of children at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College's hospital, the Samajwadi Party on Thursday said that there is possibility that the collector may have been pressurised to say otherwise as everyone knows that the children died due unavailability of oxygen.
They regretted unavailability of funds and told press that people who voted for them were demanding works and laugh on us for not fulfilling promises.
Unavailability of beer at liquor vends has upset the lager lovers.
Contract notice: Home delivery and sorting of separate collection from the territory of calitom in case of unavailability of pole valuation mornac (charente).
TB hospital lacks basic facilities including the poor condition of rooms and toilets, broken furniture, heaps of garbage and unavailability of tube lights etc.