Usage examples for unacceptable

  1. These conditions proved, however, to be wholly unacceptable, and the early summer of 1621 saw Maurice and Spinola once more in the field at the head of rival armies. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  2. The universe had turned unacceptable, something he never greeted with equanimity. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  3. I have no Victoria or Albert Nyanzas, no Tanganyikas, Lualabas, or Zambezes, like the great African travellers, to honour with Her Majesty's name, but the humble offering of a little spring in a hideous desert, which, had it surrounded the great geographical features I have enumerated, might well have kept them concealed for ever, will not, I trust, be deemed unacceptable in Her Majesty's eyes, when offered by a loyal and most faithful subject. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  4. Vernon was a zealous Whig, and not personally unacceptable to the chiefs of his party. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  5. We are told to return to- morrow; I refuse; and at last we are very sourly received, sit on the mats, and I open out, through a very poor interpreter, and sometimes hampered by unacceptable counsels from my backers. – Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  6. The treaty was therefore rejected by the Senate, or rather was so amended as to prove unacceptable to Great Britain. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish
  7. He has a warm soul within him,- a soul not unacceptable to heaven! – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  8. The second part of the enactment just quoted was, strictly speaking, Connecticut's first toleration act; yet it must be realized that now, as later, the degree of toleration admitted no release from the support of an unacceptable ministry or from fines for neglect of its ministrations. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  9. The verses at the end of the story have been so often favourably received at the Circuit Mess, that I thought an amplified version of them in prose would not be unacceptable to the general reader, and might ultimately awaken in the public mind a desire for the long- needed reform of our legal procedure. – The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit by Richard Harris
  10. This is the ground of compromise- unacceptable, as yet, to either party. – Vivisection by Albert Leffingwell