Education produced many unforeseen and undesirable practical results.
It was then employed to describe a "peasant," and gradually began to denote undesirable qualities.
Again, it is generally recognized to be undesirable to give marks for a smattering.
Here he had to deal with the dangers arising from the increasing hordes of undesirable aliens who poured into the East End of London.
When the roof is weak, or when it is undesirable to leave so much ore in the stopes, false stulls are sometimes erected in the upper part of the stope.
Other undesirable impurities are the platinum metals, special treatment being necessary when these substances are present.
It is held that an excess of the latter is undesirable in wine, but unless the quantity appreciably exceeds two grams per litre, na reasonable objection can be raised.
These wines, therefore, require very careful handling in order to prevent undesirable secondary fermentations taking place at a later period.
But he was cunning, strong-handed and energetic; clearly the Red King would be an undesirable master to those who loved feudal anarchy.
It generally contains a large amount of uncombined alkali, and that, with its unpleasant odour of coco-nut oil, makes it a most undesirable soap for personal use.
To postpone it till the morrow seemed undesirable: to achieve it before nightfall was only possible at the cost of immediate effort.
An uneven subsoil, especially if retentive, is most undesirable, as water is apt to collect in the hollows, and thus affect the upper soil.
Duke Henry had decreed that his lands should be divided between his two sons, but as a partition was regarded as undesirable the whole of the duchy came to his elder son.
Some relief trickled through her to know that his hatred of past-Deidre wasn't the only reason he'd offered her the undesirable arrangement.