American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Unfit for publication: an unpublishable manuscript.
- adj. Not suitable for publication
- adj. not suitable for publication
- un- + publishable (Wiktionary)
“My objection to Catherine Wald and those who think like her is that they raise totally unrealistic hopes in what I call the unpublishable classes.”
“Hatton has thirty years of experience of getting scientific papers published, but describes this one, available on his personal website, as "unpublishable".”
“On the liberal Internet angle, where I normally get dozens of "hate e-mail" over what I write, and usually quite a few "unpublishable" comments on the Political Pistachio site, there was complete silence.”
“The JACNet project aims to publish previously "unpublishable" stories involving graft and corruption in government through a website accessible to a global audience.”
“I just didn't have the drive for it ... in large part because I was in a publishing mindset, and Shayara, as it is, seems unpublishable.”
“Chris misses the point that the number of "fixed point" style papers has exploded in the journals, while good mathematics at the level of the JPE in 1964 are unpublishable in many top journals.”
“For instance, when bookseller Sylvia Beach, of Shakespeare & Company, in Paris, went about publishing James Joyce's unpublishable book, "Ulysses," she contacted writers and patrons of the arts throughout Europe, pre-selling copies.”
“The writer, Anthony Mascarenhas, had been flown from his home in Karachi to Dhaka by the Pakistan military to report on the army's good work, but he returned with a different story, unpublishable by Mascarenhas's newspaper or any other in Pakistan.”
“Also, according to Roger's apparently unpublishable memoirs, a one-time "queen of perversions.”
“Self-publishing is starting to look really good for the one mss (Second World Fantasy in Diary form) that appears to be unpublishable.”
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