Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not delectable or pleasant.

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Examples

  • The problem was, most of these films seemed so undelectable.

    Of Female Bondage

  • The genial warmth which the chesnut imparted, was not undelectable for the first twenty or five-and-twenty seconds — and did no more than gently solicit

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • But the floor was so packed with goods and chattels, affording the most comfortable roosting for the fleas, and with children who brought in ever-fresh collections to the stock, that among the many undelectable nights we passed, none equalled in horrors that one of official introduction and high classical association.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 61, No. 376, February, 1847

  • They have not the least desire to plant their flag on those undelectable mountains.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • All around them, as the car moved slowly on, were warehouses, new and old cheek by jowl together; commission merchants, their produce spilled over the sidewalk; noisy freight yards, with spur-tracks running off to shipping-rooms of all descriptions; occasional empty ground used as dumps, littered with ashes and old tin cans; over all a thousand smells, each more undelectable than the last.

    V. V.'s Eyes

  • "I heartily hope we shall soon be ordered away from this most undelectable coast," observed Jack.

    The Three Admirals

  • Some weeks were spent at this most undelectable of places, so that everybody was eager to return.

    The Three Lieutenants

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