[ UK /ʌnplˈɛzənt/ ]
[ US /ənˈpɫɛzənt/ ]
  1. offensive or disagreeable; causing discomfort or unhappiness
    an unpleasant personality
    unpleasant repercussions
    unpleasant odors
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How To Use unpleasant In A Sentence

  • The carbonation is a little heavier than what I normally expect in a stout, but not unpleasantly so. Miasmatic Review
  • The unpleasant truth is that hiding behind private ownership only hides the fall in value from people who choose not to look.
  • Loman is a rather unpleasant figure throughout much of the play, a boastful blowhard, a bully, a coward.
  • Ms. Miller's imprisonment for civil contempt of court was less a perfect storm — to use one of the press 'hoarier clichés to characterize a grim convergence of unpleasant events — as it was a brownout, a distressing midsummer sign that a full power outage is on its way. The Great D.C. Plame-Out, Or: Novak, Lord of the Journo-Flies
  • I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions
  • The creature lives in the remote parts of the Upper Amazon and has a “particularly unpleasant habit of infesting humans”, the scientists say. New Species Of Nose-Dwelling Leech Discovered | Impact Lab
  • Measles, mumps and rubella are unpleasant diseases and an epidemic in this country would be disastrous.
  • 'The first principles of commercial activity have retreated to earth's maziest penetralia, where no tides are! is it not so, Skepsey?' said Mr. Fenellan, whose initiative and exuberance in loquency had been restrained by a slight oppression, known to guests; especially to the guest in the earlier process of his magnification and illumination by virtue of a grand old wine; and also when the news he has to communicate may be a stir to unpleasant heaps. Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith
  • It is arguably too tight now, making the car seem unsettled on small bumps and unpleasant on larger ones. Times, Sunday Times
  • You may claim to dislike walking and it is often an unpleasant experience when confined to hard pavements, and busy, polluted streets. How to Lower High Blood Pressure
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