undrinkable


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undrinkable

(ʌnˈdrɪŋkəbəl)
adj
not pleasant or safe enough to be drunk
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undrinkable - unsuitable for drinking
drinkable, potable - suitable for drinking
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Translations

undrinkable

[ˈʌnˈdrɪŋkəbl] ADJ (= unpalatable) → imbebible; (= poisonous) → no potable
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

undrinkable

[ʌnˈdrɪŋkəbəl] adj
(= unpalatable) → imbuvable
(= poisonous) → non potable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

undrinkable

adjungenießbar
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

undrinkable

[ʌnˈdrɪŋkəbl] adj (unpalatable) → imbevibile; (polluted) → non potabile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
It is a feeble, characterless, uninspiring sort of stuff, and almost as undrinkable as if it had been made in an American hotel.
It was quite undrinkable. I wasn't at all surprised.
Housed in the castle is the world's largest wine cask, a relic from the days when the region's vineyard products were poured together to create an almost undrinkable grape soup.
I also went to see a Chinese doctor a couple of times but the herbs I had to boil up tasted so awful that it was almost undrinkable.''
It is profoundly disappointing for a consumer to spend $6.99 for a six-pack, open the first bottle and find it undrinkable.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: A new study says climate change is making California's drought worse, Los Angeles uses shade balls to protect its reservoir and we've got coverage of a trial over undrinkable water in Webb County.
Gripes about the canteen and other cafes in the West London centre included "dust-dry" toast, "undrinkable" coffee and "shameful" service.
Another common problem is fruit fly infection of the brew, which turns the hooch into an undrinkable acid-tasting bilge.
He said two million people, the majority children, die every year because of undrinkable water.
Nearly 97% of the world's water is salty or otherwise undrinkable. Another 2% is locked in ice caps and glaciers, leaving just 1% for all humans' needs
He complained the imaginary champagne was tasteless and a pint of bitter was undrinkable, served up by Higson, who made a brief appearance as Gomez the waiter.