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Synonyms for unenviable
un·en·vi·able

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Wiktionary

  1. unenviableadjective

    Antonyms:
    enviable

  2. unenviableadjective

    Antonyms:
    enviable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviableadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    mortifying, ungainly, ill-chosen, clumsy, inapt, glutinous, mucilaginous, viscous, awkward, bunglesome, muggy, cumbersome, viscid, inept, embarrassing, gummy, ill at ease(p), gluey, pasty, uneasy, steamy, sticky

    Antonyms:
    easy, desirable

  2. unenviableadjective

    so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy

    "unenviable notoriety"

    Synonyms:
    embarrassing, sticky, awkward

    Antonyms:
    desirable, easy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unenviable":

    enviable

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How to use unenviable in a sentence?

  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.

  2. Erika Jayne:

    It is really unenviable. Being the possible target of the Federal Criminal Investigation is, like, not cool. To have all those things said about you, which are not true, and then to have everyone, basically, question everything is lonely and it's quiet. And you would be shocked at how quickly people turn on you, how quickly people distance themselves from you. Automatically, they turn because they don't want to be involved. They were there when it was good though.

  3. Michael Grubb:

    I do not see people freezing, i do see unenviable choices, between a lot of companies going bust and who picks up the tab.

  4. Josh Blackman:

    If the Supreme Court rules that the President's actions can be halted based on his campaign statements, courts will be drawn into the unenviable position of serving as fact-checkers for the executive branch.


Translations for unenviable

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  • nezáviděníhodnýCzech
  • wenig beneidenswert, kaum zu beneidendGerman

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