Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not delectable; unpleasant; disagreeable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not delectable; unpleasant; disagreeable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not delectable; unpleasant; unamiable.

Etymologies

in- +‎ delectable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then, stiffened and starched [let me add] into dry and indelectable affectation, one sort of these scholars assume a style as rough as frequently are their manners; they spangle over their productions with metaphors; they tumble into bombast: the sublime, with them, lying in words, and not in sentiment, they fancy themselves most exalted when least understood; and down they sit, fully satisfied with their own performances, and call them

    Clarissa Harlowe

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