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Definition of "unacceptable" []

  • Not acceptable; unsatisfactory. (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.

Use "unacceptable" in a sentence
  • "They were among 10 schools in the 68-team National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament that Mr. Duncan said ought to be disqualified for what he called unacceptable academic performances."
  • "Clegg slammed French central bankers and politicians on Friday for what he called their "unacceptable" remarks about the fragile state of the British economy."
  • "U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday Washington joins the international community in "strongly condemning" what she called "unacceptable bloodshed" in Libya."