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  1. unsympathetic, unappealing, unlikeable, unlikableadjective

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

    "all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic"

    closed, disagreeable, unlikeable, unkindly, unsympathetic, unlikable

    attention-getting, catchy, attractive, appealing

  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"

    unlikeable, unsympathetic, unlikable

    catchy, appealing, attractive, attention-getting

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  1. Victor Matheson:

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

  2. Sarah Yeats:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Allison Burroughs:

    However unappealing that might be, it is not conduct made unlawful by Title VII.

  5. 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.


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