undeliverable

adjective
un·​de·​liv·​er·​able | \ ˌən-di-ˈli-v(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce undeliverable (audio) , -dē- \

Definition of undeliverable

: not capable of being delivered : not deliverable undeliverable mail/email an undeliverable parcel a message returned as undeliverable

Other Words from undeliverable

undeliverability \ ˌən-​di-​ˌli-​v(ə-​)rə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce undeliverable (audio) , -​dē-​ \ noun

Examples of undeliverable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sponsor is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of passive or active filtering of any kind. chicagotribune.com, 20 Dec. 2021 If the potential winner cannot be contacted or the notification is returned as undeliverable within seven (7) days after the attempt, the prize may be forfeited, and an alternate winner may be selected at Sponsor’s discretion. Outside Online, 3 June 2022 All were sent back as undeliverable by the post office — which routinely forwards mail for a maximum of one year. Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2022 Sponsor is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of passive or active filtering of any kind. chicagotribune.com, 20 Dec. 2021 In those cases, the CTC checks may have been undeliverable, or the direct deposits bounced from the bank where an account was closed, Ken Corbin, the IRS chief taxpayer experience officer, said Monday on a conference call with reporters. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 25 Jan. 2022 Sponsor is not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of passive or active filtering of any kind. chicagotribune.com, 20 Dec. 2021 The government’s Independent Projects Authority in April 2021 declared Ajax to be undeliverable. David Axe, Forbes, 3 Nov. 2021 NBC News contacted the Squid token developers through contact information listed on its website, but emails were undeliverable and bounced back. NBC News, 2 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of undeliverable

1843, in the meaning defined above

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6 Jul 2022

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“Undeliverable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undeliverable. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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