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 for unacceptable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unacceptable \Un`ac*cept"a*ble\, a.
     Not acceptable; not pleasing; not welcome; unpleasant;
     disagreeable; displeasing; offensive. --
     Un`ac*cept"a*ble*ness, n. -- Un`ac*cept"a*bly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not adequate to give satisfaction; "the coach told his
             players that defeat was unacceptable"
      2: not acceptable; not welcome; "a word unacceptable in polite
         society"; "an unacceptable violation of personal freedom"
         [ant: acceptable]
      3: used of persons or their behavior; "impossible behavior";
         "insufferable insolence" [syn: impossible, insufferable,
         unacceptable, unsufferable]
      4: not conforming to standard usage; "the following use of
         `access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists;
         `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'"
         [syn: unacceptable, unaccepted]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "unacceptable":
     bad, disagreeable, discommendable, distasteful, exceptionable,
     ill-favored, illaudable, impossible, improper, inadmissible,
     inappropriate, indefensible, intolerable, objectionable, tasteless,
     unagreeable, unallowable, unasked, unbidden, uncommendable,
     undesirable, uninvited, unpleasant, unpraiseworthy, unsatisfactory,
     unsuitable, untenable, unwanted, unwelcome, wrong

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