un·​ig·​nor·​able | \ ˌən-ig-ˈnȯr-ə-bəl How to pronounce unignorable (audio) \

Definition of unignorable

: unable to be ignored : not ignorable an unignorable problem/error

Other Words from unignorable

unignorably \ ˌən-​ig-​ˈnȯr-​ə-​blē How to pronounce unignorable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unignorable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And while Aksel may have a point, the intensity of their attraction forges its own unignorable logic. Los Angeles Times, 3 Feb. 2022 Her sister, Brigid, played by a genially snappish, quick-witted Feldstein, may be healthier and happier in love, but her discontent — financial woes, artistic aspirations that are going nowhere — remains an unignorable thorn in her side. Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2021 Still, that success has been accompanied by an unignorable asterisk. David Meyer, Fortune, 11 Oct. 2021 Literary magazines underwent an unignorable shift, as inclusivity suddenly exerted dominance over editorial decisions. James Campbell, WSJ, 24 Sep. 2021 Regardless of whether or not niacinamide is mentioned in a product's name, it's being included and shouted out at an unignorable rate in numerous skin-care products with numerous purposes. Marci Robin, Allure, 21 Aug. 2021 Finally, here was unignorable proof that movies with Asian leads could sell tickets — and that the Marvel Universe was indeed big enough to include more diverse voices and faces and names besides Chris. Phil Yu, EW.com, 6 July 2021 Justice Democrats is betting that the most efficient way to reshape the Democratic Party is to disrupt this pattern, giving moderates an unignorable reason to guard their left flank. Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker, 24 May 2021 The precision of the cicada’s song might make these species an important—and unignorable—doomsday clock. Eleanor Cummins, The New Republic, 11 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unignorable

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Unignorable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unignorable. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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