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

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Other Words from unignorable

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

Examples of unignorable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Next, changes to the rest of my body achieved unignorable status. Mathina Calliope, Longreads, "The Backcountry Prescription Experiment," 3 Dec. 2019 Crime is unignorable, following a rise in stabbings. The Economist, "London’s mayoral race shows Tory disregard for the capital," 22 Aug. 2019 My friend pointed out the eerie and afterwards-unignorable lack of birdsong, which is attributable to overhunting. Hanya Yanagihara, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why Luang Prabang Is the Ideal Southeast Asian City," 20 Nov. 2018 Conflict photography arises out of a huge set of moving variables that in unpredictable, unreliable but unignorable ways help make the demands of justice visible. New York Times, "What Does It Mean to Look at This?," 24 May 2018 Still, there are unignorable clouds on the horizon. Phil Wahba, Fortune, "Why Nordstrom Is Betting on High-Touch Tech," 25 May 2018 Timothée Chamalet and Armie Hammer are superb in the central roles, and despite an unignorable bathetic turn in the supporting performances, this is an important film. Chronicle Staff Report, San Francisco Chronicle, "Capsule movie reviews for April 8," 5 Apr. 2018 The election and all that its results imply have a kind of black hole effect, their unignorable mass sucking in any light struggling to exist. Richard Lawson, HWD, "Trump Anxiety Looms Large Over Sundance’s First Night," 20 Jan. 2017 Literary history, here, provides an unignorable hint. Martin Amis, New York Times, "Martin Amis on Lenin’s Deadly Revolution," 16 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unignorable

1955, in the meaning defined above

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10 Dec 2019

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“Unignorable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unignorable. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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