disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
"an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"
not pleasant; not amiable or agreeable; displeasing; offensive
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
Rank popularity for the word 'unpleasant' in Adjectives Frequency: #857
The numerical value of unpleasant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of unpleasant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Do pleasant things yourself, but unpleasant things through others.
Nothing is more unpleasant that a virtuous person with a mean mind.
Those meetings were among the most unpleasant of my life ... Not only were they long, but they involved her yelling a lot.
If people feel better prepared even if they have negative consequences, do they cope with it better than if it were an unpleasant surprise?
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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- desagradableCatalan, Valencian
- kelju, epämiellyttäväFinnish
- déplaisant, pénible, déplaisanteFrench
- cacaScottish Gaelic
- sgradevole, spiacevoleItalian
- לֹא נָעִיםHebrew
- aut iniucundumLatin
- neplăcut, neagreat, nedoritRomanian
- neugodan, odvratanSerbo-Croatian
- sevimsiz, tatsız, çirkin, nahoşTurkish
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