unplaceable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ place +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

unplaceable (comparative more unplaceable, superlative most unplaceable)

  1. Not placeable; that cannot be placed.
    • 1931, National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, The Jewish social service quarterly, Volume 9, Issues 1-2, page 269:
      In addition to these 54 cases referred via welfare agencies; there are as many more, who, because of personal disorders of one sort or another, are unplaceable through our unspecialized service.