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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On paper, Kushner’s vision for raising $50 billion in investment in the region for a raft of infrastructure and business projects may seem unobjectionable. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, "Forget peace. Trump and Israel want Palestinian surrender.," 26 June 2019 At the same time, Republican and conservative groups have initiated campaigns in select states trying to establish the president’s coming choice as unobjectionable, while urging supportive calls to Senate offices. Carl Hulse, New York Times, "‘It’s a Terrible Vote’: Red-State Democrats Face an Agonizing Supreme Court Choice," 7 July 2018 By 2011, a justification that once seemed unobjectionable had come to seem untenable. Nicholas Bagley, Vox, "Trump’s legal attack on the ACA isn’t about health care. It’s a war on the rule of law.," 8 June 2018 The film is humane and unobjectionable, but in the end, it isn’t pointed enough to seize the attention of skeptics in the audience. Stephen Farber, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Pope Francis: A Man of His Word': Film Review | Cannes 2018," 13 May 2018 But what lies beneath the seemingly unobjectionable appeal for local control? Valerie Strauss, Washington Post, "Back to the future: A new school district secession movement is gaining steam," 2 May 2018 At Racked, Kyle Chayka meditates on style, algorithms, and our generic yet lullingly unobjectionable future. Michelle Weber, Longreads, "Do These Pants Make Me Look Like Everyone Else? Be Honest, Alexa.," 19 Apr. 2018 More precisely, as Democrats in Congress strain to prevent many agency leaders from rolling back Obama-era policies, Ms. McMahon has distinguished herself as the rare high-ranking administration official deemed broadly unobjectionable. Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times, "Linda McMahon Gets a Ringside Seat for TrumpMania," 24 Feb. 2018 At other points, the CEA makes unobjectionable observations about the virtues of discouraging unhealthy behaviors, controlling health-care costs, and reducing the price of specialty drugs. Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, "The White House Just Accidentally Made the Case for Single-Payer Health Care," 22 Feb. 2018

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1759, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unobjectionable

: not likely to bother or offend anyone : not objectionable

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