What does unpleasant mean?

Definitions for unpleasant
ʌnˈplɛz əntun·pleas·ant

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.

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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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

Examples of unpleasant in a Sentence

  1. Emily Sarah:

    Needless to say, Fernet's herby freshness was a pleasant surprise and lacked the negative associations with the unpleasant consequences of sweet drinks.

  2. Americo Mello:

    The Christmas get-together may be that one time a year when you are forced to interact with unpleasant family members, and your past history with those family members, too, which maybe is not a positive one, but there are a few things you can do to manage the expectations and stresses that come with the holiday get-together.

  3. Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human:

    People who comprehend a thing to its very depths rarely stay faithful to it forever. For they have brought its depths into the light of day: and in the depths there is always much that is unpleasant to see.

  4. Louis Kronenberger:

    Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing. They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.

  5. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

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    • A. disjointed
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