1. Not fit for people (or other living things) to live in; not able to be inhabited.
    The earthquake left many homes in the area uninhabitable.
    Synonyms: unlivable, unoccupiable, unhabitable (obsolete)
    Antonyms: inhabitable
    • circa 1611 William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II, Scene 1,
      Though this island seem to be desert,— […]
      Uninhabitable and almost inaccessible,—
    • 1937, George Orwell, The Road to Wigan Pier, Penguin, 1962, Part 1, Chapter 4, p. 53,
      Then there is the misery of leaking roofs and oozing walls, which in winter makes some rooms almost uninhabitable.

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