Definitions

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  • adjective of an audio or visual recording Unable to be played on specified equipment, or at all.
  • adjective cricket, soccer, of the delivery of a ball Impossible to play or to defend against.
  • adjective video games That cannot be played, or is so tedious, complicated, etc. as to preclude playing.

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  • adjective not capable of or suitable for being played or played on

Etymologies

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un- +‎ playable

Examples

  • "It's just unplayable, which is unfortunate for everyone but in fairness to Barry, he was left with no choice, there was nothing he could do."

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  • "It's just unplayable, which is unfortunate for everyone but in fairness to Barry, he was left with no choice, there was nothing he could do."

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  • Server lag occasionally makes games unplayable, which is all the more unforgivable when you notice there are only 80 people online.

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  • "unplayable" - sometimes, it's just not worth the bother.

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  • Survival horror is kind of unplayable for me unless the Girlfriend keeps me safe, but the fact that this is more SF than others keeps it bouncing around in my head.

    Top 10 Videogames Not Played in 2008

  • As if there weren't enough drama, what with the first outdoor NFL game in Minnesota in 29 years on a snowy, frozen field that punter Chris Kluwe called "unplayable," Brett Favre is back in play.

    Brett Favre upgraded to questionable in snowy, frozen TCF Bank Stadium

  • The field will remain beneath a sort of electric blanket until pregame warm-ups, and while Vikings punter Chris Kluwe tweeted Sunday that the field is "unplayable," university athletics spokesman Garry Bowman sees it differently.

    Outdoor Football Is Back in Minnesota

  • Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher says Wayne Rooney is currently "unplayable".

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  • Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher says Wayne Rooney is currently "unplayable".

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  • Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher says Wayne Rooney is currently "unplayable".

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