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unapproachability

Definitions

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  • noun The quality of being unapproachable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a disposition to be unapproachable; unfriendly and inaccessible

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Examples

  • Bogdanovich plainly adored Grant, and here he captures Grant's easy charm along with his essential unapproachability, his "sparkle of joy mixed with mischievousness," and his cadences (Grant on the Oscars: "You know, there is something a little embarrassing about all these wealthy people publicly congratulating each other … 'we know you're making a million dollars — now come on up and get your little medal for it!'").

    Wolves, Actors, Jihadis

  • Bogdanovich plainly adored Grant, and here he captures Grant's easy charm along with his essential unapproachability, his "sparkle of joy mixed with mischievousness," and his cadences (Grant on the Oscars: "You know, there is something a little embarrassing about all these wealthy people publicly congratulating each other … 'we know you're making a million dollars — now come on up and get your little medal for it!'").

    Wolves, Actors, Jihadis

  • But the imperial scion, (who, when he pleased, could assume the unapproachability of the blood royal,) made it apparent that he was no longer in a mood to be questioned.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 56, No. 345, July, 1844

  • Finally, when they re-embarked farther down stream, they warmly bade farewell to the old boy, told him emphatically of the unapproachability of his Province, and bowed and waved handkerchiefs until beyond a bend in the river they lost sight of his memorable shape.

    The Tale of a Trooper

  • The lumber-jack demands in his boss a certain fundamental unapproachability, whatever surface bonhomie he may evince.

    The Blazed Trail

  • Hungry women, too lightly, dressily, and fancifully attired, preserving on their faces an expression of care-free merriment or haughty, offended unapproachability, strolled back and forth in pairs, with

    Yama: the pit

  • The lumber-jack demands in his boss a certain fundamental unapproachability, whatever surface bon-homie he may evince.

    The Blazed Trail

  • For cool, pleasant and skillful unapproachability, a co-ed girl breaks all records.

    At Good Old Siwash

  • Whoever had wealth displayed it in order to be admired; whoever had a social position displayed his unapproachability and the weight of his dignity, as, for instance, when with an absent look and lost in the burden of his own existence he entered a dining-hall.

    The New Society

  • Somehow, Jim had been acquiring dignity and unapproachability.

    The Brown Mouse

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