HyperDic: unacceptable

English > 4 senses of the word unacceptable:
ADJECTIVEallunacceptablenot adequate to give satisfaction
allunacceptablenot acceptable
allunacceptable, impossibleused of persons or their behavior
allunacceptable, unacceptednot conforming to standard usage
unacceptable > pronunciation
Soundsah.naekseh'ptahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > unacceptable: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot adequate to give satisfaction.
Example"the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable"
Broaderunsatisfactorynot giving satisfaction
Spanishinaceptable
Catalaninacceptable
Nounsunacceptablenessunsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standards
English > unacceptable: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot acceptable; not welcome.
Examples
  • "a word unacceptable in polite society"
  • "an unacceptable violation of personal freedom"
Narrowerexceptionable, objectionableliable to objection or debate
See alsounsatisfactorynot giving satisfaction
unwelcomenot welcome
Oppositeacceptableworthy of acceptance or satisfactory / satisfactory
Spanishinaceptable, inadmisible, inconveniente
Catalaninacceptable, inadmissible
Nounsunacceptability, unacceptablenessunsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standards
English > unacceptable: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningUsed of persons or their behavior.
Synonymimpossible
Broaderintolerable, unbearable, unendurableIncapable of being put up with
Spanishinaceptable, inadmisible, inaguantable, insoportable, insufrible, intolerable
Catalaninacceptable, inadmisible, inaguantable, insofrible, insuportable, intolerable
Nounsunacceptability, unacceptablenessunsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standards
English > unacceptable: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot conforming to standard usage.
Example"the following use of 'access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists
Synonymunaccepted
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Broadernonstandardnot conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community
Spanishinaceptable
Nounsunacceptablenessunsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standards

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