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undesirable

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adjective un·de·sir·able \-ˈzī-rə-bəl\

Simple Definition of undesirable

  • : bad, harmful, or unpleasant : not worth having or getting : not desirable

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of undesirable

  1. :  not desirable :  unwanted <undesirable side effects>

undesirability play \-ˌzī-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
undesirableness play \-ˈzī-rə-bəl-nəs\ noun
undesirably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of undesirable in a sentence

  1. The drug has some undesirable side effects.

  2. This may have undesirable consequences.

  3. Frankly, it's an undesirable and unpleasant job.



1667

First Known Use of undesirable

1667


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undesirable

noun un·de·sir·able

Definition of undesirable

  1. :  one that is undesirable



1883

First Known Use of undesirable

1883


UNDESIRABLE Defined for Kids

undesirable

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adjective un·de·sir·able \ˌən-di-ˈzī-rə-bəl\

Definition of undesirable for Students

  1. :  having qualities that are not pleasing or wanted <an undesirable effect>





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