undrinkable

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj undrinkable unsuitable for drinking
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Usage

In literature:

It is a feeble, characterless, uninspiring sort of stuff, and almost as undrinkable as if it had been made in an American hotel.
"A Tramp Abroad, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The coffee was undrinkable.
"Stories By English Authors: London" by Various
It proved, as we feared, to be slightly brackish, but not undrinkable.
"Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
It is a feeble, characterless, uninspiring sort of stuff, and almost as undrinkable as if it had been made in an American hotel.
"A Tramp Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The waters of the ocean have been made brackish and undrinkable by the wrath of the Brahmanas.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
And he called to mind the peculiar tepid undrinkable water which bubbles up by the side of artesian wells.
"Weird Tales from Northern Seas" by Jonas Lie
Water that is chemically pure is undrinkable.
"Tragic Sense Of Life" by Miguel de Unamuno
It is a fine long sheet of water which is brackish but not to an extent to render it undrinkable.
"Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria" by William Landsborough
It was very warm, and the tea had proved quite undrinkable.
"The Halo" by Bettina von Hutten
If a cask is opened it must be rapidly consumed; indeed it becomes undrinkable within a very few hours.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
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In news:

Decrepit plumbing makes the water undrinkable in some buildings.
An interview with the CEO of the company that has helped develop a system that makes potable all types of contaminated, undrinkable water, including seawater.
The agency said the Kellstone Quarry is unsuitable for storage of contaminated sediment dredged from Cleveland's harbor, and would render groundwater undrinkable on the vacation island off Sandusky.
Granite City residents say water has become undrinkable.
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