View synonyms for unforgivable


/ ˌʌnfəˈɡɪvəbəl /


  1. so bad as to be unable to be excused or pardoned
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Example Sentences

Government activism on behalf of the common man was an unforgivable sin to be extirpated from the body politic.

But for a coach to forget how much his players need his support in moments of defeat is just unforgivable.

The unforgivable java sin of a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks.

People forgive you for a lot of your past indiscretions, but this, they feel, is unforgivable.

“People in wheelchairs were living in this place, this is unforgivable,” says the father of a young caretaker in the movie.

I even resented his seemingly unforgivable delay in committing suicide, considering the impossible sentence of seventeen years.

Mrs. Wilstead hastily disclaimed any such unforgivable crime and inconsolable grief as losing money.

And he had lost his position through that fault most unforgivable in an animal keeper, drunkenness.

The crime of hybris, which to the Greeks was the "unforgivable sin," is here made as real to us as it was to them.

And at last Germany added one more to her unforgivable assaults upon the patience of mankind.