Definitions

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  • adjective Unfit for publication.

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  • adjective Not suitable for publication

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  • adjective not suitable for publication

Etymologies

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un- +‎ publishable

Examples

  • My objection to Catherine Wald and those who think like her is that they raise totally unrealistic hopes in what I call the unpublishable classes.

    Catherine Wald: The Resilient Writer

  • Hatton has thirty years of experience of getting scientific papers published, but describes this one, available on his personal website, as "unpublishable".

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • Hatton has thirty years of experience of getting scientific papers published, but describes this one, available on his personal website, as "unpublishable".

    The Register

  • Hatton has thirty years of experience of getting scientific papers published, but describes this one, available on his personal website, as "unpublishable".

    Irons in the Fire

  • Hatton has thirty years of experience of getting scientific papers published, but describes this one, available on his personal website, as "unpublishable".

    The Register

  • On the liberal Internet angle, where I normally get dozens of "hate e-mail" over what I write, and usually quite a few "unpublishable" comments on the Political Pistachio site, there was complete silence.

    Canada Free Press

  • On the liberal Internet angle, where I normally get dozens of "hate e-mail" over what I write, and usually quite a few "unpublishable" comments on the Political Pistachio site, there was complete silence.

    Canada Free Press

  • The JACNet project aims to publish previously "unpublishable" stories involving graft and corruption in government through a website accessible to a global audience.

    American Chronicle

  • I just didn't have the drive for it ... in large part because I was in a publishing mindset, and Shayara, as it is, seems unpublishable.

    Monday

  • Chris misses the point that the number of "fixed point" style papers has exploded in the journals, while good mathematics at the level of the JPE in 1964 are unpublishable in many top journals.

    Caldwell, Hayek, and Math, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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