un·​ob·​jec·​tion·​able | \ ˌən-əb-ˈjek-sh(ə-)nə-bəl How to pronounce unobjectionable (audio) \

Definition of unobjectionable

: not causing or likely to cause objection : not objectionable : inoffensive an unobjectionable comment

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Recent Examples on the Web The paper in question was, in Gebru’s mind, pretty unobjectionable. Tom Simonite, Wired, 8 June 2021 It’s the aesthetically unobjectionable wooden toy that polite kids dutifully thank their aunts for on their birthdays, before running off to play with some bright hunk of plastic that shoots lasers from its eyes. Jessica Kiang, Rolling Stone, 5 May 2021 The bill Biden backed last night hides bad policies on gender and gun control behind an unobjectionable name. Sarah Parshall Perry, National Review, 29 Apr. 2021 To the extent that the expenditures represent long-term investments, this gap is unobjectionable. William A. Galston, WSJ, 6 Apr. 2021 What makes teachings unobjectionable and learnings unbearable? Melissa Mohr, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Feb. 2021 Even more alarming, one particular rendering showed a white-and-beige, mostly rectilinear and glowy room that would be unobjectionable — even pretty nice — in a boutique hotel or law office. Christopher Bonanos, Curbed, 9 Feb. 2021 Some of the measures slapped onto the final bill are unobjectionable; others are not. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 23 Dec. 2020 But for many crucial decisions of the past year, that unobjectionable version of trust the science didn't get you very far. Star Tribune, 21 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of unobjectionable

1759, in the meaning defined above

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“Unobjectionable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unobjectionable

: not likely to bother or offend anyone : not objectionable

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