What is the opposite of desirable?

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Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of alluring or physically attractive
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“Let's be glad I will have no more time to feel lonely, unattractive, unwanted, miserable and undersexed.”
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Opposite of popular or in demand
Undesirable traits such as health defects, aggressiveness or lack of docility are selected against.”
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Opposite of beneficial or being of advantage
“We, however, should realize that it is economically disadvantageous and nonsensical for the state to support an army that is doing no military training.”
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Opposite of beneficial or being of advantage in a given circumstance
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Opposite of bearing good value, worth or reliability
“I will tell you in good faith, Sir, that this is a worthless investment, and your money is better spent elsewhere.”
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Opposite of arousing or likely to arouse envy
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Opposite of having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment
“It may be unwise to invest in the stock market while prices continue to drop.”
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Opposite of characterized by widespread appeal or likeability
“She turned up to the event in a rather unappealing brown dress.”
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Opposite of small, little (often implying affection)
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Opposite of being well-suited for a required purpose
“It is a shame that the present system has defaulted back to a typeface that is unsuited for signage.”
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Opposite of very pleasing due to being much needed or desired
“He delivered some unpleasant news that he flunked his exam, much to the chagrin of his parents.”
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Opposite of too attractive and tempting to be resisted
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Opposite of justified by morally accepted standards
“Cotta, who was undoubtedly guilty of the charge, won an undeserved reprieve when the jury refused to allow anyone to be assailed by a prosecutor endowed with such eloquence.”
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Opposite of having the required skills for a given role or performance
“He said it was of great concern to him that incompetent practitioners in healthcare were not answerable to any regulatory authority.”
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Opposite of desirable as a spouse
“Anything to keep oneself entertained on those long, lonely evenings when pining for unavailable men.”
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Opposite of promising or advantageous in nature
“Her start in life was inauspicious, enough to put many kids on the downward slope as soon as they were out of nappies.”
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