What is another word for unacceptable?

Pronunciation: [ʌnɐksˈɛptəbə͡l] (IPA)

Unacceptable is a word that means not satisfactory or not meeting the requirements or standards. There are several synonyms of this word that could be used to give a better and varied description of the situation that has been deemed unacceptable. Some of the synonyms for unacceptable include inappropriate, intolerable, unsuitable, inadmissible, undesirable, objectionable, and unallowable. All these words can help the writer to expand their range of vocabulary and communicate their ideas more effectively. For instance, instead of using the word "unacceptable" repeatedly, one could choose one of these synonyms and add depth and tone to the text.

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What are the opposite words for unacceptable?

Antonyms for the word "unacceptable" are words that describe something that is deemed appropriate or suitable. Words that fit this criteria include "acceptable," "approachable," "commendable," "desirable," "compatible," "pleasing," "excellent," "satisfactory," "adequate," and "appropriate." For instance, when something is considered to be suitable or appropriate, it can be referred to as "acceptable." Approachable refers to behaviors, attitudes, or situations that are easy to approach, while commendable is used when praising good conduct. When something is desirable, it is coveted or sought after, and when it is excellent, it is of high quality. In all, using the antonyms of "unacceptable" can create a more positive and affirming tone.

What are the antonyms for Unacceptable?

Usage examples for Unacceptable

It is my business to make some money, and one day to die and leave it to them; and meanwhile a few gifts from the Orient are not unacceptable.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
But Sinn Fein saw that, though partition was unacceptable, it was no use continually asking the Ulstermen to name the safeguards they wanted.
"The Evolution of Sinn Fein"
Robert Mitchell Henry
Perhaps just because of this talk they determined to hold the wedding in great style, and this, for the same reason, was not unacceptable to Randi.
"The Bridal March; One Day"
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Famous quotes with Unacceptable

  • I have always thought it morally unacceptable to kill stories, not to run stories, that people have risked their lives to get.
    Christiane Amanpour
  • It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially.
    Lauren Bacall
  • Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from somewhere in the world of someone being imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government.
    Peter Benenson
  • Today, it is research with human embryonic stem cells and attempts to prepare cloned stem cells for research and medical therapies that are being disavowed as being ethically unacceptable.
    Paul Berg
  • It is unacceptable that someone can work full time - and work hard - and not be able to lift themselves out of poverty.
    Sherrod Brown

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