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Definition of "unelectable" []

  • Being such that election, as to high office, is difficult or impossible: The candidate's private life rendered him unelectable. (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 "unelectable" in a sentence
  • "Probably not since George McGovern in 1972 have voters nominated a candidate to whom the tag "unelectable" might be fairly applied."
  • "I love watching the Clinton Crybabies yap on these blogs (Obama in unelectable, Obama drop out, Obama is finished now) like it makes a difference – completely ignoring the fact the people chose him as their candidate, not her."
  • "But Ghiz did come in 11th after all, so I think calling her unelectable is a stretch."