undesirability love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The condition or character of being undesirable.

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  • noun The property of being undesirable.

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

  • noun the quality possessed by something that should be avoided

Etymologies

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un- + desirable + -ity

Examples

  • The long-term undesirability of this situation could not be overemphasized, Dr Cilliers said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The application of this core concept of "undesirability", as determined by an unelected body appointed by the executive, was calculated to have a chilling effect upon freedom of expression.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A particularly powerful example of the undesirability of following the original meaning of the Constitution is that it would make Brown v.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Obama may wish to consider more meaningful engagement in this process, given the undesirability of the remaining options should the mission fail.

    Daniel Wagner: Obama's Unfinished Business

  • British intellectuals from whatever political perspective – Perry Anderson, Mark Mazower, Larry Siedentop – show their insight and cleverness by demonstrating the futility and undesirability of closer European union, as does almost every columnist and commentator.

    Even now, the European project remains a noble one. Let's join in | Will Hutton

  • Jobs reflected at length on the undesirability of death from the individual point of view, and the usefulness of it from nature's point of view.

    'And One Last Thing . .'

  • The R-word, its diagnostic history, and the modern synonymy it has accrued with concepts of undesirability and disdain are inextricably intertwined with the causes and consequences of the bullying of people with intellectual disabilities.

    Tim Shriver Jr.: Bullying Revisited: Retarded?

  • Obama may wish to consider more meaningful engagement in this process, given the undesirability of the remaining options should the mission fail.

    Daniel Wagner: Obama's Unfinished Business

  • The R-word, its diagnostic history, and the modern synonymy it has accrued with concepts of undesirability and disdain are inextricably intertwined with the causes and consequences of the bullying of people with intellectual disabilities.

    Tim Shriver Jr.: Bullying Revisited: Retarded?

  • The R-word, its diagnostic history, and the modern synonymy it has accrued with concepts of undesirability and disdain are inextricably intertwined with the causes and consequences of the bullying of people with intellectual disabilities.

    Tim Shriver Jr.: Bullying Revisited: Retarded?

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