What does unenviable mean?

Definitions for unenviable

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable(adj)

    hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment

    "awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion"; "an awkward pause followed his remark"; "a sticky question"; "in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign"

  2. unenviable(adj)

    so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy

    "unenviable notoriety"


  1. unenviable(Adjective)

    Difficult, undesirable, or unpleasant; not to be envied.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unenviable

    un-en′vi-a-bl, adj. not to be envied.—adv. Unen′viably.—adjs. Unen′vied, not envied; Unen′vious, not envious.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unenviable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unenviable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Holmes:

    We are in a unique and unenviable position because we cry for James and we cry for thousands of people in Aurora, we cannot feel the depth of your pain. We can only listen to everything you have expressed, and we pray for you. We pray for your peace, your peace with the sentence. We pray for your ability to sleep at night, and your ability to find a single moment of happiness when that happiness seems completely elusive.

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Translations for unenviable

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • nezáviděníhodnýCzech
  • wenig beneidenswert, kaum zu beneidendGerman

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