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. unpleasantadjective

    disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

    "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"

Wiktionary

  1. unpleasantadjective

    Not pleasant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unpleasantadjective

    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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  1. Alex
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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. Lillian Hellman:

    Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.

  2. 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.

  3. Janusz Rodziewicz:

    This is the problem of just one company. It is unpleasant, and it is worth stigmatizing. Fortunately, it is a small slaughterhouse and the other 99.9 percent of meat processing plants are good, all veterinarians working at meat processing factories should be paid by the state, not by the companies themselves, to ensure they are independent.

  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. 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.

Images & Illustrations of unpleasant

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