unserviceable

adjective un·ser·vice·able \ ˌən-ˈsər-və-sə-bəl \
|Updated on: 3 Jul 2018

Definition of unserviceable

: not ready or able to be used : not serviceable
  • … the locks all through the house were old-fashioned and unserviceable.
  • —Anthony Trollope

unserviceableness

noun

unserviceably

play \ˌən-ˈsər-və-sə-blē\ adverb

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