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. Voltaire:

    Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.

  2. Lillian Hellman:

    Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Be grateful to God (Almighty) for everything you have presently, no matter how small or unpleasant it seems to you. For, someone right here or out there is longing to possess everything that you have presently. In fact, your dislikes are someone else's likes. -Emeasoba George

  4. John F. 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.

  5. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become. Except in cases of necessity, which are rare, leave your friend to learn unpleasant things from his enemies they are ready enough to tell them.

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