Antonyms of adj unwanted

2 senses of unwanted

Sense 1
unwanted (vs. wanted) -- (not wanted; not needed; "tried to give away unwanted kittens")

wanted (vs. unwanted) -- (desired or wished for or sought; "couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster")
        => craved, desired -- (wanted intensely; "the child could no longer resist taking one of the craved cookies"; "it produced the desired effect")
        => hot -- (wanted by the police; "a hot suspect")
        => longed-for, wished-for, yearned-for -- (greatly desired)
        => sought, sought-after (prenominal) -- (being searched for; "the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum")

Sense 2
undesirable (vs. desirable), unwanted -- (not wanted; "undesirable impurities in steel"; "legislation excluding undesirable aliens";"removed the unwanted vegetation")


Similarity of adj unwanted

2 senses of unwanted

Sense 1
unwanted (vs. wanted) -- (not wanted; not needed; "tried to give away unwanted kittens")
       => abdicable -- (capable of being discarded or renounced or relinquished; "abdicable responsibilites")
       => cast-off (prenominal), discarded, throwaway (prenominal), thrown-away (prenominal) -- (thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture")
       => friendless, outcast -- (excluded from a society)
       => outcaste, casteless -- (not belonging to or having been expelled from a caste and thus having no place or status in society; "the foreigner was a casteless person")
       => uncalled-for -- (not required or requested; "uncalled-for suggestions")
       => unclaimed -- (not claimed or called for by an owner or assignee; "unclaimed luggage")
       => undesired, unsought -- (not desired; "an undesired result")
       => unwelcome, unwished, unwished-for -- (not welcome; "unwelcome publicity")
          Also See-> undesirable#1, unwanted#2; unloved#1; unwelcome#1

Sense 2
undesirable (vs. desirable), unwanted -- (not wanted; "undesirable impurities in steel"; "legislation excluding undesirable aliens";"removed the unwanted vegetation")
       => unenviable -- (so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy; "unenviable notoriety")
          Also See-> hateful#1; unwanted#1

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