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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
  • The new transmission location proved undesirable as the station could barely be received in its own control room.
  • Clearly this is undesirable as our vision would rotate when we looked up and down.
  • He thought Gully undesirable as his successor, and should not vote for him. Cited from Life of Charles W. Dilke, Vol. 2,Stephen Gwynn
  • This was not undesirable as the absence of the hot southwestern sun would make the gas easier to control. Cited from The Air Ship Boys, by H.L. Sayler
  • 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
  • I couldn't think that a girl every way so desirable as Margaret should take up with a fellow so undesirable as myself. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 79, May, 1864, by Various
  • No matter how well one feels, one should take steps to keep out of the class that life insurance companies have found to be undesirable as risks. Cited from How to Live, by Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
  • "Specialists" in sex education are undesirable as teachers of boys and girls, in or out of school. Cited from The Social Emergency, Ed. by William Trufant Foster
  • This tree, though not injurious to coffee, is certainly very undesirable as compared with the first-named kinds I have given. Cited from Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore, by Robert H. Elliot
  • That consummation, undesirable as it may seem to many, would perhaps be the best for the peace of the trades. Cited from Alton Locke, Tailor And Poet,Rev. Charles Kingsley
  • This is highly undesirable as it can greatly affect network performance for all users or, worse, can lead to deadlock situations.
  • It would also, by stripping her of her broad lands, and stigmatizing her birth, render her undesirable as a wife. Cited from Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue, by Ashton
  • This formula may be either desirable or undesirable as a political aspiration in South Africa. Cited from A Century of Wrong, by F.W. Reitz
  • This is undesirable as it can, in some cases, lead to choking or colic.
  • Soaking the specimen in the solution does not aid development and is actually undesirable as it requires a longer drying time. Cited from The Science of Fingerprints, by John Edgar Hoover
  • Few lawyers would defend cases as undesirable as these, and some of those lawyers kicked back their fees to the arresting officer.
  • "Ready-to-serve" breakfast cereals are undesirable as staples for young children. Cited from School and Home Cooking, by Carlotta C. Greer
  • Use of the impact factor is not necessarily undesirable as it can reasonably incentivise editors to improve their journal through the publication of good science.
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