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I think with vampires, you can't really go wrong. For generations, vampires have been a hit because they're unobtainable, mysterious, sensual, dangerous, kind of sexy.
Ashley Greene

Meaning of "unobtainable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNOBTAINABLE

unobtainable  [ˌʌnəbˈteɪnəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNOBTAINABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unobtainable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNOBTAINABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unobtainable in the English dictionary

The definition of unobtainable in the dictionary is not able to be obtained.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNOBTAINABLE


attainable
əˈteɪnəbəl
containable
kənˈteɪnəbəl
distrainable
dɪsˈtreɪnəbəl
gainable
ˈɡeɪnəbəl
inexplainable
ˌɪnɪkˈspleɪnəbəl
irrestrainable
ˌɪrɪˈstreɪnəbəl
maintainable
meɪnˈteɪnəbəl
obtainable
əbˈteɪnəbəl
ordainable
ɔːˈdeɪnəbəl
restrainable
rɪˈstreɪnəbəl
retainable
rɪˈteɪnəbəl
stainable
ˈsteɪnəbəl
sustainable
səˈsteɪnəbəl
trainable
ˈtreɪnəbəl
unascertainable
ˌʌnæsəˈteɪnəbəl
unattainable
ˌʌnəˈteɪnəbəl
uncontainable
ˌʌnkənˈteɪnəbəl
unexplainable
ˌʌnɪkˈspleɪnəbəl
unmaintainable
ˌʌnmeɪnˈteɪnəbəl
unrestrainable
ˌʌnrɪˈstreɪnəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNOBTAINABLE

unobedient
unobeyed
unobjectionable
unobjectionably
unobliging
unobnoxious
unobscured
unobservable
unobservance
unobservant
unobserved
unobservedly
unobserving
unobstructed
unobstructive
unobtained
unobtrusive
unobtrusively
unobtrusiveness
unobvious

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNOBTAINABLE

able
abominable
actionable
amenable
assignable
enable
explainable
fashionable
fissionable
imaginable
interminable
objectionable
personable
questionable
reasonable
returnable
tunable
unable
unimaginable
unreasonable
unsustainable

Synonyms and antonyms of unobtainable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unobtainable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNOBTAINABLE

Find out the translation of unobtainable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unobtainable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unobtainable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

用不上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inalcanzable
570 millions of speakers

English

unobtainable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नायाब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لا يمكن الحصول عليه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

недостижимыми
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inalcançável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অলভ্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

impossible à obtenir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak dapat dikalahkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nicht erhältlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

手に入らない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구할 수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unobtainable
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khó có được
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெறமுடியாத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नाखूष
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

elde edilemez
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

non ottenibile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieosiągalne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

недосяжними
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

imposibil de obținut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δυσεύρετος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onbekombaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ouppnåelig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uoppnåelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unobtainable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNOBTAINABLE»

The term «unobtainable» is regularly used and occupies the 86.836 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNOBTAINABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unobtainable

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3 QUOTES WITH «UNOBTAINABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word unobtainable.
1
John Burns
In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience.
2
Ashley Greene
I think with vampires, you can't really go wrong. For generations, vampires have been a hit because they're unobtainable, mysterious, sensual, dangerous, kind of sexy.
3
Erin O'Connor
Fashion is intoxicating, and it plays a part in all of our everyday lives. A lot of people use it as a form of escape, of realising a fantasy, and in some ways that becomes an unobtainable norm.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNOBTAINABLE»

Discover the use of unobtainable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unobtainable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Report of the Commission on Hospitals appointed by the mayor ...
... till July Not opened till July 1, '04. 1, '04. • I, '04. 82 Unobtainable. Unobtainable . 293 Unobtainable. Unobtainable. 2,415 336 58 2,885 403 59 3.355 489 61 Unobtainable. 40* 15* Unobtainable. 40* 21* Unobtainable. 40* 20": Unobtainable.
New York (N.Y.). Commission on Hospitals, Edward M. Grout, 1909
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Annual Report
82 293 2.415 2,885 3-35,5 Unobtamable. Unobtainable. Unobtainable. Unobtainable. Unobtainable. Unobtainable. I27 27I 3I6 I,68o L707 I690 454 5oI 497 Not open. Not open. Unobtainable. 865 1, I98 1,279 Unobtainable. Unobtainable.
Charity Organization Society of the City of New York, 1903
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Medical Record
Hi Very alcoholic. Unobtainable. 103.8 136 4 10,200 76 16 8 125 60 + Five. R.L. L.L. + + + 4 37 R.L. 11 Irrational. Unobtainable. 105 160 58 m + + + + Unobtainable, tional. Irra, 5 37 L.L. 3 hours DeliriouB. Unobtainable. 104.8 146 32 7,200 65 ...
George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, 1917
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... 0726 BP: Unobtainable Pulse: Absent Respirations: Absent Saoz: Unobtainable Time: 0751 BP: Unobtainable Pulse: Absent Respirations: Absent Saoz: Unobtainable Time: 0756 BP: Unobtainable Pulse: Absent Respirations: Absent Saoz: ...
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Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice
... 0726 BP: Unobtainable Pulse: Absent Respirations: Absent Saoz: Unobtainable Time: 0751 BP: Unobtainable Pulse: Absent Respirations: Absent Saoz: Unobtainable Time: 0756 BP: Unobtainable Pulse: Absent Respirations: Absent Saoz: ...
International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA),, 2010
6
McNeill's Code. (1908 Edition)
... UNOBTAINABLE (AT) If unobtainable Unobtainable unless Your (their) (tois) ( ' s) terms are unobtainable More favourable terms are unobtainable Is (are) unobtainable at present Unobtainable unless you are ( is) prepared to give Will be ...
Bedford McNeill, 1908
7
Romantic Vignettes
Stealing ten or twenty minutes here and there, I wrote a short story romance for Kristy Jo—The Unobtainable One. True to my corny self, I was actually trying to be cliché—drawing on the whole “lord of the manor loves the governess” thing.
Marcia Lynn McClure, 2010
8
Studies in Holland Flood Disaster 1953
Exch. Breda action 1 04:00 Automatic exchange Herkingen out of T.E.Rotterdam action 1 05:20 Willemstad unobtainable by telephone 3 M.D. 1 05:50 Only townhall Kruiningen still obtain- T. E. Breda able 1 06:45 Goes: Have all connections, ...
Instituut voor Sociaal Onderzoek van het Nederlandse Volk, 1955
9
Expert Systems, Six-Volume Set: The Technology of Knowledge ...
The Knowledge Factory recognizes two types of missing values: unknown and unobtainable. The latter is treated as a distinct value that may be tested in a rule, unobtainable having the same status as a normal value. The first test in the third ...
Cornelius T. Leondes, 2001
10
The Numerical Discourses of the Buddha: A Complete ...
48 ( 8) Situations "Bhikkhus, there are these five situations that are unobtainable by an ascetic or a brahmin, by a deva, Mara, or Brahma, or by anyone in the world. What five? (1) 'May what is subject to old age not grow old!': this is a situation ...
‎2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNOBTAINABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unobtainable is used in the context of the following news items.
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Manchester United haven't boasted an elite player since Cristiano …
... like every other Champions League hopeful striving for improvement – is that that band of players are both exclusive and, more pertinently, unobtainable. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Helen Mirren's youthfulness is unobtainable: embrace being a …
When Bette Davis observed that growing old wasn't for sissies, we had no idea that the politics of ageing would one day become more complicated than the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
This set of sensible recommendations subverts any notion that …
This set of sensible recommendations subverts any notion that wellbeing might be cast as an abstract, woolly or unobtainable aspiration. Quintin Oliver on 9 ... «Slugger O'Toole, Jun 15»
4
Glamping: The ultimate 'she-shelter'
And no, these pictures are not from an unobtainable Pinterest page. They are pictures of actual outdoor luxury that you can own or rent for yourself. Right here, in ... «TheChronicleHerald.ca, May 15»
5
Several foreign currencies 'unobtainable' in Makkah
JEDDAH — Money exchange offices in Makkah have stopped changing a number of foreign currencies including the Sudanese pound, the Russian ruble and ... «Saudi Gazette, Apr 15»
6
MU Fashion Show
It's really all about this unobtainable ideal, and I am representing the ideal as the male form, along the lines of Greek representation of the perfect body, being ... «Miami Student, Apr 15»
7
Sam Smith wants unobtainable relationship
Sam Smith says he always wants what he's ''never going to get'' in relationships and chose to date someone ''dangerous'' rather than a ''perfect'' guy. «Contactmusic.com, Jan 15»
8
How to Get Your Very Own, Now Unobtainable 20th Anniversary …
How to Get Your Very Own, Now Unobtainable 20th Anniversary Edition PS4! by Gamertag Gaming ⋅ Posted on December 15th, 2014 at 7:33am. PS4 20th ... «moviepilot.com, Dec 14»
9
Bungie sends exclusive exotic 'Destiny' weapon to player recovering …
That care package included none other than Fate of All Fools, an exotic scout rifle that is currently unobtainable in the game, making Eric the sole owner of the ... «Tech Times, Nov 14»
10
Vince Cable: immigration targets 'unobtainable and largely …
Cable dismissed the immigration target as “unobtainable and largely meaningless” and warned that all it was doing was restricting the number of foreign ... «The Guardian, Oct 14»

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