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Definition of "unapproachable" []

  • Not friendly; aloof: an unapproachable executive. (adjective)
  • Not accessible; inapproachable: an unapproachable chalet high in the Alps. (adjective)
  • Discouraging intimacy, friendliness, etc; aloof (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Inaccessible (adjective)
  • Not to be rivalled (adjective)

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Use "unapproachable" in a sentence
  • "Greeff accused the police of been "unapproachable", improper and disrespectful to SANDU officials."
  • "Annie excluded herself carefully from this part of the programme, with a kind of unapproachable haughtiness which had three strains of stubbornness and one strain of fiery youthful anger in its composition, while it was a complete enigma to May."
  • "Detractors, even within his fold, tell you Nitish is paying a price for turning "unapproachable" but the man himself is persuaded of the virtues of the new order."