One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a mix of medicines may result in undesirable side effects’
unpleasant, disagreeable, nasty, unacceptable, unwelcome, unwanted, unwished-for, unenviable, unappealing
desirable, pleasant, preferable
2‘William had been involved with some very undesirable people’
unpleasant, disagreeable, distasteful, displeasing, unacceptable, off-putting, obnoxious
nasty, disgusting, awful, terrible, dreadful, frightful, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, revolting, abhorrent, loathsome, hateful, detestable, reprehensible, deplorable, appalling, insufferable, intolerable, despicable, contemptible, beyond the pale, odious, vile, obscene, foul, unsavoury, unpalatable, sickening, nauseating, nauseous, noxious
informal ghastly, horrible, horrid
British informal beastly
archaic disgustful, loathly
rare exceptionable, rebarbative
pleasant, agreeable, acceptable
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