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undesirableness

Definitions

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  • n. The condition of being undesirable
  • n. An undesirable action

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being undesirable; undesirability.

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Examples

  • The desirableness of Tom as a husband first forced itself upon her attention, and the undesirableness of Ayala as a wife for Tom.

    Ayala's Angel

  • Sin holds out all of unloveliness and undesirableness that can be in a creature.

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

  • It was all just as sordid and dirty and unlovely as ever, though he had not known before the measure of its undesirableness.

    Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker

  • Now we meet all objections to the doctrine of entire sanctification -- whether in the form of indifference, or dislike, or undesirableness, or impossibility -- with the simple proposition, It is necessary.

    The Theology of Holiness

  • That week, as they inspected an indefinite number of apartments of as many degrees of shabbiness and general undesirableness, Shirley's spirits and chin fell steadily.

    The House of Toys

  • And that any man should disagree to the extent Darling did in his philosophy of the simple life is ample vindication of the Hawaiian authorities verdict of his undesirableness.

    Chapter 11

  • Hawaiian authorities verdict of his undesirableness.

    Chapter 11

  • And that any man should disagree to the extend Darling did in his philosophy of the simple life is ample vindications of the Hawaiian authorities 'verdict of his undesirableness.

    "The Nature Man"

  • The leading features of the pamphlet were, on the one hand, an argument to show the undesirableness, for Ireland as well as England, of separation between the countries, and on the other, a proposal for settling the land question by giving to the existing tenants a permanent tenure, at a fixed rent, to be assessed after due inquiry by the State.

    Chapter VII. General View of the Remainder of My Life

  • The views of its owner with regard to the undesirableness, it is hardly too much to say the pernicious effect, of that class of literature, may be read at large in his works on education, as well as in the prefaces with which he so considerately adorned his daughter's books.

    Maria Edgeworth

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