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Synonyms for undesirable
ˌʌn dɪˈzaɪər ə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undesirable(adj)

    one whose presence is undesirable

    "rounding up vagrants and drunks and other undesirables"

    Antonyms:
    preferred, in demand(p), desired, desirable, enviable, sought after, eligible, preferable, plummy, sexually attractive, coveted, delectable

  2. undesirable, unwanted(adj)

    not wanted

    "undesirable impurities in steel"; "legislation excluding undesirable aliens";"removed the unwanted vegetation"

    Synonyms:
    unwanted, unsuitable

    Antonyms:
    sought after, eligible, delectable, preferred, enviable, desired, sexually attractive, preferable, in demand(p), desirable, plummy, coveted

  3. undesirable, unsuitable(adj)

    not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse)

    Synonyms:
    unwanted, inapplicable, unsuitable

    Antonyms:
    preferable, coveted, enviable, desirable, eligible, in demand(p), sought after, desired, plummy, sexually attractive, delectable, preferred

Wiktionary

  1. undesirable(noun)

    Antonyms:
    desirable

  2. undesirable(adjective)

    objectionable or not likely to please

    Antonyms:
    desirable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. undesirable(a)

    Synonyms:
    inexpedient, objectionable, unacceptable, ineligible

How to pronounce undesirable?

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Alex
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How to say undesirable in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2605negative
#5680adverse
#7392inappropriate
#9037desirable
#10563unwanted
#16612unsolicited
#20528unsatisfactory
#21797undesirable
#24702unsuitable
#25944unintended
#29519unpopular
#37232unwelcome
#44145inapplicable
#58330undesired
#75889unsavory
#116424nonperforming
#123240inadvisable

How to use undesirable in a sentence?

  1. Juliette Gust:

    Some of these officers have reported threats to their safety and that of their family.Officers may also believe that they will be ostracized by their peers, retaliated against in various forms, like being given undesirable assignments, or that they could be terminated from their jobs for an infraction that would not normally result in termination, all of these concerns have a chilling effect on an officers willingness to report misconduct.

  2. Manjunath Sadashiva:

    A large number of young people having such undesirable attitudes toward violence against women - including girls themselves - is alarming, these are school-going and college-going students – they’re not uneducated or non-literate people. These are people from cities, not even rural areas... These attitudes that students are displaying are potentially what they are absorbing from society at large, from their families.

  3. The RPA pilot:

    This is an undesirable assignment by most accounts, we don’t feel the plane, but on any given day, I can kill somebody. That’s the absolute truth. It’s no less real.

  4. Marta Murray-Close:

    Survey researchers have long known that peoples' desire to present themselves in a positive light may lead them to understate socially undesirable behaviors and overstate socially desirable behaviors, some people who give inaccurate answers on surveys may know they're distorting the truth, but many people probably do it unconsciously.

  5. Andrew Cameron:

    That is highly unusual and highly undesirable.


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