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  • Too long lines, however, are almost as undesirable as too short ones. Cited from What Dress Makes of Us, by Dorothy Quigley
  • War being his element, he considered peace as undesirable, although he could recognize its existence. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1555-59 by Motley
  • If she herself had merely heard of Louis, instead of knowing him, she would probably have set him down as undesirable. Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • Common as divorce had become, the married state was regarded as undesirable. Cited from Early European History, By Hutton Webster
  • Such property today would be considered valuable, but in those days of plentitude it passed as undesirable. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918, by Various
  • Most economists and others interested in intellectual property issues regarded this as undesirable.
  • In the early 1980s, many male transit police officers still viewed women as undesirable partners.
  • Physical restraints are used to control movement or actions regarded as undesirable.
  • Lurking is seen as undesirable to communities because of the risk free-riding can have on the community if every member does it.
  • Plants that possessed traits such as small seeds or bitter taste would have been seen as undesirable.
  • That condition he instinctively put from his thoughts as being as undesirable as it was beyond realization. Cited from Cytherea, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • I do not fear to affirm that the second would be as undesirable as the first would be desirable. Cited from The Uprising of a Great People, by Count Agenor de Gasparin
  • Proponents of consensus decision-making view procedures that use majority rule as undesirable for several reasons.
  • When we think of the class A as desirable, we think of Not-A as undesirable. Cited from A Modern Utopia, by H. G. Wells
  • Once they turn on the television and they can see that they are different in language, in appearance and in behavior and they come to regard these differences as undesirable.
  • According to Schumpeter, massive political participation is regarded as undesirable and even dangerous.
  • These flaws are regarded as undesirable in any stone, though the appearance of carbon flaws is more notable in white stones.
  • This is often seen as undesirable because it conflicts with the concept that the strongest few are allowed to proceed to the next round.
  • By contrast, a demerit good is viewed as undesirable because its consumption has negative effects upon the consumer.
  • The East Village has been regarded as undesirable, mainly due to its proximity to the only remaining industrial area in the downtown area and the railway.
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