What does unappealing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsympathetic, unappealing, unlikeable, unlikableadjective

    (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings

    "all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic"

  2. unappealingadjective

    not able to attract favorable attention

    "they have made the place as unappealing as possible"; "was forced to talk to his singularly unappealing hostess"


  1. unappealingadjective

    Not appealing


  1. unappealing

    Unappealing refers to something that lacks attraction or is not enticing or pleasing. It could be used to describe anything from appearance, taste, sound or a situation that is unpleasant, disagreeable or repugnant.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unappealing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unappealing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of unappealing in a Sentence

  1. Sarah Yeats:

    I wanted to make sure there was green in everything, foods that are white and gray, they're just so unappealing now.

  2. Angela Masson:

    I suppose if the job were just concerned with flying, there would be a lot more women, but the job isn't just flying, it's wrapped up in a whole lot of other unappealing circumstances, unappealing especially to women who may not have the drive, ambition, financial means or the family/network support to pursue flying as a career.

  3. Maryanne Martini:

    We’ve run the numbers with polling and modeling in all 50 states, and our latest numbers show an independent could win outright in the Electoral College, and that they would draw votes equally from both sides, this is why we’re collecting signatures, recruiting volunteers, and laying the groundwork for an independent ticket IF, and ONLY IF, both parties put up unappealing candidates for the next presidential election.

  4. Eli Finkel:

    The fact that somebody is appealing or unappealing in an online dating profile isn't particularly useful in predicting how compatible you'll be with that person when you meet face to face.

  5. Victor Matheson:

    The decline can probably be explained by the fact that this was a fairly unappealing matchup, then also a boring game.

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