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Antonyms for acceptable

imperfect, execrable, miserable, gross, sickening, odious, lousy, terrible, cheap, noble, superior, impolite, inept, maximum, ribald, suboptimal, fancy, ill, high-grade, proscribed, porny, forbidden, unbecoming, jim-dandy, obnoxious, stag, heavenly, crude, spare, divine, raunchy, excruciating, nauseous, tormenting, unacceptable, ill-bred, useless, punk, offensive, galling, repulsive, mournful, obscene, nifty, dirty, terrific, awful, classic, outlawed, X-rated, banner, untoward, impure, paltry, profane, reprehensible, exquisite, improper, unmannered, niggardly, insufferable, skimpy, groovy, inexpiable, tip-top, bitter, Dissatisfying, amiss, inappropriate, nauseating, objectionable, prohibited, indecorous, unparalleled, heartrending, unforgivable, preeminent, insoluble, shocking, impossible, insuperable, melancholy, grievous, meager, unwarrantable, unattainable, noxious, disgusting, unworthy, Woful, top-notch, lacking, secondary, disreputable, horrible, exceptional, prime, supreme, unjustifiable, dreadful, discourteous, gutter, insupportable, undoable, keen, faulty, horrid, sour, appalling, disrespectful, unsuitable, bush, unbearable, unsatisfactory, sterling, unsupportable, abhorrent, miserly, disagreeable, saddening, incomplete, matchless, atrocious, stellar, harsh, inadequate, unseemly, foul, unprintable, deficient, loathsome, Incommoding, hopeless, superb, unpardonable, perverse, repellent, disappointing, unmatched, maximized, indecent, top, uncalled-for, banned, optimum, substandard, unmannerly, hurtful, dandy, swell, inexcusable, disobliging, Unhandsome, infelicitous, unfit, wrong, distressing, Discommoding, par excellence, impertinent, first class, filthy, graceless, second-rate, splendid, dismal, unrealizable, fulsome, revolting, unsurpassed, malapropos, inconsiderate, agonizing, grand, premium, bang up, uncivil, ill-mannered, great, incongruous, awkward, stingy, censurable, evil, fine, lamentable, marvelous, special, nasty, bad, torturous, crackerjack, boss, inapt, repugnant, wanting, unhappy, insolvable, trashy, noisome, inapposite, verboten, WACK, lewd, sensational, thoughtless, scanty, superlative, painful, coarse, intolerable, barred, horrendous, inferior, off, neat, pornographic, insufficient, SUBPAR., short, pitiful, nonstandard, unsolvable, shoddy, bawdy, peerless, incorrect, wanton, lascivious, vulgar, smutty, wonderful, bush-league, unendurable, A1, sucky, poor, first-rate, Afflicting, impermissible, locker room, optimal, rancid, harrowing, minor, fabulous, cruel, scandalous, dissatisfactory, extreme, hateful, Unapt, mean, ugly, shabby, abominable, defective, second class, wretched, indefensible, lame, vile, Interdicted, capital, supernal, distasteful, depressing, blue, exceptionable, taboo, rotten, crummy, inconvenient, ungracious.

Quotes of acceptable

  1. Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved- commitment to a scenario. – Jean Baudrillard
  2. I find it difficult to judge myself, but people say that I have become a bit more socially acceptable over the years in terms of my material; which apparently at the beginning- though I never really intended it to be- was man hating and now is just a bit more cuddly. – Jo Brand
  3. Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness. – Richard Carlson
  4. I do everything I think possible or acceptable to escape from this trap. – Jacques Derrida
  5. I think the only kind of acceptable evangelization is the evangelization of good example. – Andrew Greeley
  6. I am actually wearing slacks on the show more than I ever have- it is now acceptable and I like mixing it up. – Mary Hart
  7. In a way, the sense of quality has improved, the status symbol of the small things is gone, and it is acceptable to use stainless steel, even if the neighbour uses silver. – Arne Jacobsen
  8. A poet or prose narrator usually looks back on what he has achieved against a backdrop of the years that have passed, generally finding that some of these achievements are acceptable while others are less so. – Eyvind Johnson
  9. I urge people to learn from the mistakes of others. Please drink responsibly and it's never acceptable to drink and drive! – Kim Kardashian
  10. Columbia Law School men were being drafted, and suddenly women who had done well in college were considered acceptable candidates for the vacant seats. – Constance Baker Motley
  11. If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable – Don Nickles
  12. I had a great time investigating the pigments of different mutant fruit flies by following experimental protocols published in Scientific American, and I also remember making my own beetle collection when it was still acceptable to make such collections. – Paul Nurse
  13. There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand -gun than a packet of cigarettes. – Katherine Whitehorn

Usage examples for acceptable

  1. It seemed impossible to come to an understanding and form a cabinet which would be equally acceptable to the marshal and to the Chambers. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  2. Some of these brought literary work of an acceptable sort for me to do. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  3. Let not any one pretend in his faith that his faith is immediately evident and everywhere acceptable – On Something by H. Belloc
  4. As I ate it, which I should have felt bound to do even had it been less acceptable in itself, she resumed- 'Wouldn't you like to see the company arrive? – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  5. Yes; he would make himself acceptable to Miss Baker. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. If we should use your picture- That will be very acceptable the real estate man responded, smiling with satisfaction. – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  7. There can be but one mode in which your interference with him could be deemed acceptable need I tell you, sir, who are a soldier, how that is? – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  8. His interests were centred in his home, and he found no companionship more acceptable than that of his own children. – George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians by T. Martin Wood
  9. Having made himself useful, he could then intimate that a " lift" down the road would be acceptable – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  10. In the Fur Company's store you will find many things acceptable to you. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  11. Though the lake is not even with the snow- level, the cool air makes a light overcoat most acceptable after the warm morning climb. – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  12. The captain invited me to supper in his cabin, and a berth for the night, which was truly acceptable – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  13. Perhaps he might offer some acceptable arrangement ere the notary conveyed his estate to him. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Being once again nearly nine thousand feet high, we found the air bitterly cold, making a blazing fire most acceptable – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  15. I think you will find him acceptable suh. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  16. My wife sat with me much of the day, and I truly think that our thoughts were acceptable worship. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  17. In any collection of a hundred persons there will be found those who cannot make use of certain articles of food generally acceptable – A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  18. I don't remember just the terms I used in doing this, but they seemed satisfactory to Kendricks; probably a repetition of the letters of the alphabet would have been equally acceptable – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  19. I hope it is acceptable – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte
  20. That is the measure of acceptable service. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren

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