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As yet Wyndham was still the unknown, shadowy, far-off, and unapproachable.

She existed, unapproachable, behind the blank wall of his renunciation.

He looked as unconcerned and unapproachable as only the young can look.

Del Dardo would have swooned to see how Annina handled his Unapproachable.

She was unapproachable in her own room when Mr. White and Mr. Morton came for them.

Far better for them to be like Angela, cold and unapproachable, alluring yet repellent.

And yet he is recognized on all sides as a Classic of the unapproachable breed.

And even if he did, it would only be as a lofty and unapproachable spectator.

What use was it then ever again to attempt to be austere and unapproachable Fernalds?

She is always so doubtful, as Mabel says; so capricious, so haughty, so unapproachable.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, of places, from un- (1) "not" + approachable. Of persons, "distant, aloof," attested from 1848. Related: Unapproachably.

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