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uninhabitable (ˌʌnɪnˈhæbɪtəbəl Pronunciation for uninhabitable



  1. not capable of being lived in

Example Sentences Including 'uninhabitable'

A burst water main inside a Health Department building caused the property to become temporarily uninhabitable.
Misc (1999)
A total of 141 homes have so far been deemed uninhabitable until the are repaired and of those, 111 do not have contents insurance.
New Zealand Herald (2004)
Because at present my pad is, as you'll recall, uninhabitable.
Anthony Masters CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Nearly every building has been destroyed or rendered uninhabitable.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)
Now by daylight they could see that it was rocky and barren, uninhabitable.
Arthur, Robert Three in One
The Sun is vital to all life on Earth, because it provides the heat and light without which our planet would be uninhabitable.
Ridpath, Ian & Tirion, Will Stars and Planets
The place was deserted, the living spaces totally uninhabitable , the damp, at this time of year, frozen on the walls.
The place was uninhabitable and we spent a night with relatives before putting up a tent in the back garden.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
`If we were a little nearer or farther from the Sun, the Earth would be too hot or too cold and so uninhabitable ," says Gonzalez.
New Scientist (1999)


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