unavailable

If you can't meet your friend for dinner on Tuesday because you have other plans, you are unavailable. If the shoes you want have been sold out, they are unavailable. Unavailable means not accessible.

If you avail yourself of something, you use it or take advantage of it. You might avail yourself of discount tickets to the theater provided by your school. If the tickets are all sold out, they are unavailable to you. In the context of dating, if someone is unavailable, he or she is already in a steady relationship or married. Someone emotionally unavailable is not open to sharing their feelings.

Definitions of unavailable
  1. adjective
    not available or accessible or at hand
    “fresh milk was unavailable during the emergency”
    “his secretary said he was unavailable for comment”
    Synonyms:
    inaccessible, unobtainable, unprocurable, untouchable
    not capable of being obtained
    out of stock
    not available for sale or use
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    Antonyms:
    available
    obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
    accessible
    easily obtained
    acquirable
    capable of being acquired
    addressable
    capable of being addressed
    easy
    less in demand and therefore readily obtainable
    forthcoming
    available when required or as promised
    getable, gettable, obtainable, procurable
    capable of being obtained
    in stock
    available for use or sale
    lendable
    available for lending
    visible
    present and easily available
    on hand
    readily available
    on tap
    available for immediate use
    on tap
    (of liquids) available by turning a tap
    open
    not having been filled
    for sale, purchasable
    available for purchase
    ready
    (of especially money) immediately available
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