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  1. unsympathetic(adj)

    not sympathetic or disposed toward

    "unsympathetic officialdom"; "people unsympathetic to the revolution"; "his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic"

    Synonyms:
    closed, disagreeable, unlikeable, unkindly, unlikable, unappealing

    Antonyms:
    sympathetic, empathic, congenial, appealing, empathetic, receptive, commiserative, condolent, open, likable, likeable, kind

  2. unsympathetic, unappealing, unlikeable, unlikable(adj)

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

    "all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic"

    Synonyms:
    closed, disagreeable, unlikeable, unkindly, unlikable, unappealing

    Antonyms:
    kind, likable, sympathetic, commiserative, empathic, condolent, empathetic, receptive, likeable, open, congenial, appealing

  3. closed, unsympathetic(adj)

    not having an open mind

    "a closed mind unreceptive to new ideas"

    Synonyms:
    unlikable, unlikeable, shut, closed, unkindly, closed in(p), unappealing, disagreeable, unopen, closed(a)

    Antonyms:
    kind, appealing, empathetic, open, commiserative, receptive, likable, condolent, sympathetic, congenial, empathic, likeable

  4. unkindly, unsympathetic(adj)

    lacking in sympathy and kindness

    "unkindly ancts"

    Synonyms:
    closed, disagreeable, unlikeable, unkindly, unlikable, unappealing

    Antonyms:
    empathic, empathetic, congenial, kind, commiserative, likeable, sympathetic, condolent, open, receptive, appealing, likable

  5. disagreeable, unsympathetic(adj)

    not agreeing with your tastes or expectations

    "found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it"; "a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him"

    Synonyms:
    closed, disagreeable, unlikeable, unkindly, unlikable, unappealing

    Antonyms:
    likeable, empathetic, congenial, open, likable, receptive, kind, sympathetic, commiserative, appealing, empathic, condolent

Editors Contribution

  1. pollyannaish

    because the concept of pollyannaish shows foolish optimistism and is therefore unrealistic and unfeeling.

    at the death of her husband, her neighbor chirped in a pollyannaish way "well, cheer up because he's no longer in pain".

    Submitted by jnftaylor91 on July 9, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    insensitive, indifferent

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