What does unpleasant mean?

Definitions for unpleasantʌnˈplɛz ənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unpleasant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unpleasant(adj)

    disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

    "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"

Wiktionary

  1. unpleasant(Adjective)

    Not pleasant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unpleasant(adj)

    not pleasant; not amiable or agreeable; displeasing; offensive

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unpleasant

    un-plez′ant, adj. not pleasant: disagreeable.—adj. Unpleasable (-plē′), not to be pleased.—n. Unpleas′ance.—adv. Unpleas′antly, in an unpleasant manner: disagreeably.—ns. Unpleas′antness, state or quality of being unpleasant: disagreeableness; Unpleas′antry, want of pleasantness: any unpleasant occurrence, any particular discomfort.—adjs. Unpleased (-plēzd′), displeased; Unpleasing (-plē′), displeasing, disgusting.—adv. Unpleasingly (-plē′).n. Unpleasingness (-plē′).adj. Unpleas′urable, not giving pleasure.—adv. Unpleas′urably.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'unpleasant' in Adjectives Frequency: #857

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpleasant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unpleasant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Baltasar Gracian:

    Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others.

  2. Walter Bagehot:

    Nothing is more unpleasant that a virtuous person with a mean mind.

  3. Ildo Sauer:

    Those meetings were among the most unpleasant of my life ... Not only were they long, but they involved her yelling a lot.

  4. Mary Ann Burg:

    If people feel better prepared even if they have negative consequences, do they cope with it better than if it were an unpleasant surprise?

  5. Joel Fuhrman:

    Also, the fast itself will be more unpleasant, as your body will go through more intense withdrawal symptoms than if you were someone who was normally eating healthy foods.

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