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unapproachable

[ uhn-uh-proh-chuh-buhl ]
/ ˌʌn əˈproʊ tʃə bəl /
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adjective
not capable of being approached; remote; unreachable: an unapproachable spot; an unapproachable person.
impossible to equal or rival: unapproachable mastery of her art.
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Origin of unapproachable

First recorded in 1575–85; un-1 + approachable

OTHER WORDS FROM unapproachable

un·ap·proach·a·bil·i·ty, un·ap·proach·a·ble·ness, nounun·ap·proach·a·bly, adverb
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How to use unapproachable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for unapproachable

unapproachable
/ (ˌʌnəˈprəʊtʃəbəl) /

adjective
discouraging intimacy, friendliness, etc; aloof
inaccessible
not to be rivalled

Derived forms of unapproachable

unapproachableness, noununapproachably, adverb
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