- I(Roget's IV) modif.II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.unwanted, not wanted, undesirable, rejected, spurned, *shut out, *as welcome as the plague.ANT.: welcome, wanted, desiredIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) I adjective 1. Not welcome or wanted: undesirable, undesired, uninvited, unsought, unwanted, unwished-for. See LIKE. 2. Arousing disapproval: exceptionable, ill-favored, inadmissible, objectionable, unacceptable, undesirable, unwanted. See LIKE. II noun Lack of cordiality and hos-pitableness: inhospitableness, inhospitality, ungraciousness, unreceptiveness, unwelcomeness. See LIKE.
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