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
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adj 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
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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