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Synonyms for unpleasant
ʌnˈplɛz əntun·pleas·ant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unpleasantadjective

    disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

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

    Antonyms:
    idyllic, beautiful, enjoyable, pleasant, pleasurable, gratifying, dulcet, grateful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unpleasantadjective

    Synonyms:
    unpleasing, disagreeable, displeasing, unwelcome, unacceptable, unpalatable, repulsive, obnoxious, offensive, painful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unpleasantadjective

    Synonyms:
    disagreeable, uncongenial

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#43052drab
#43152repulsive
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How to use unpleasant in a sentence?

  1. Quentin Crisp:

    Euphemisms are not, as many young people think, useless verbiage for that which can and should be said bluntly; they are like secret agents on a delicate mission, they must airily pass by a stinking mess with barely so much as a nod of the head, make their point of constructive criticism and continue on in calm forbearance. Euphemisms are unpleasant truths wearing diplomatic cologne.

  2. Eric Abramovitz:

    It was scary to even confront that thought given how much I trusted her, but over time it started to sink in and I became more and more suspicious that maybe she had done it, as unpleasant as it was to imagine.

  3. James Skoufis:

    While his next appearance before the Legislature was delayed until late February, it is my full expectation that he provides answers by the time of his testimony, otherwise he can anticipate an unpleasant and uncomfortable hearing. Without answers by then, I will support a move to compel the information from DOH.

  4. Ray Wong:

    I miss being surrounded by Hong Kong people, being surrounded by Cantonese-speaking people, i even miss the very unpleasant climate.

  5. 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.


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