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Antonyms for undesirability

the quality possessed by something that should be avoided

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If we are ready to listen to our Ben Bernankes in saving our domestic institutions that are "too big to fail," we should be ready to ignore the conventional voices that convince us of the undesirability of North Africa for our accountants on the premise that they "are too small to matter.
For example, most of the men came out very strongly about the undesirability of violence, especially intimate partner violence, within relationships and families.
We must judge low risks carefully, balancing one risk against another, weighted by their relative desirability or undesirability.
The first strategy to produce de-crystallization was developed over 16 years, and it was marked by a symbolic, opening event, and by a final one, which clear shows the undesirability of certain options.
While much of that intervention was counterproductive, the absence of clear ways to reduce imports economically indicates the undesirability of independence.
The style is not really very desirable these days but the condition is wonderful and despite its undesirability, the pristine, well-cared-for condition will help to find a new home for it when sold at auction as it is in shop-ready condition.
Along with Dewey's (awkwardly titled) essay "X-ings," the history of Happenings can be seen as proposing the ultimate impossibility or, more trenchantly, the plain undesirability of art.
Yet there are many good reasons not to intervene militarily - including the undesirability of doing so again so soon after NATO's intervention in Libya, which would create the impression that such actions are becoming routine.
Iran will have to discount its crude to compensate for the undesirability and political risk attached to it," Samuel Ciszuk, a consultant at KBC energy economics, added.
36) So criminal law enforcement has increasingly come to trigger immigration consequences, with criminal law contact serving as a proxy for un-belonging and undesirability.
The first strength of the Cabinet Manual is that it provides an "authoritative" account of constitutional conventions while avoiding the difficulty and undesirability of codifying them in law.
Strauss lodges two main objections to originalism--the undesirability objection and the impossibility objection.
11) Tony Ayres, a Chinese Australian man, characterized his experiences as a "wearing, subtle, almost imperceptible feeling of exclusion" and undesirability that is shared by other gay Asian men in the West.
Curiously enough the undesirability of parliamentary elections being influenced by tax-eating public officials was recognized more than two centuries ago.
By limiting their message to the undesirability of violence, they gloss over, according to the author, the long history of nonviolent struggle in Palestine.