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Definition 1: one whose presence is undesirable - [noun denoting person]

Samples where undesirable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rounding up vagrants and drunks and other undesirables

(undesirable is a kind of ...) a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome

Definition 2: not wanted - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where undesirable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • undesirable impurities in steel
  • legislation excluding undesirable aliens
  • removed the unwanted vegetation

Synonyms for undesirable in the sense of this definition

(undesirable is similar to ...) so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy

"unenviable notoriety"

(means also ...) evoking or deserving hatred

"no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"

(means also ...) not wanted; not needed

"tried to give away unwanted kittens"

Definition 3: not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for undesirable in the sense of this definition

(undesirable is similar to ...) not eligible

"ineligible to vote" "ineligible for retirement benefits"

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