[ UK /ʌnplˈiːzɪŋ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. unpleasant or disagreeable to the senses
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How To Use unpleasing In A Sentence

  • Some years ago her mother decided that her face would crack the painting in two if it were painted because she was so unpleasing to the eye.
  • For the mention of Asa brought rather unpleasingly before him the stocky and decidedly not well-groomed figure of his younger brother, whom he had not seen in so many years.
  • Himself a rational pleasurist; as being much too wise to be ashamed of the pleasures of humanity, loved me indeed, but loved me with dignity; in a mean equally removed from the sourness, of forwardness, by which age is unpleasingly characterized, and from that childish silly dotage that so often disgraces it, and which he himself used to turn into ridicule, and compare to an old goat affecting the frisk of a young kid. Memoirs Of Fanny Hill A New and Genuine Edition from the Original Text (London, 1749)
  • The difference between how we are seen and how we want to be seen, can be unpleasingly large…
  • Himself a rational pleasurist, as being much too wise to be shamed of the pleasures of humanity, loved me indeed, but loved me with dignity; in a mean equally removed from the sourness, of forwardness, by which age is unpleasingly characterised, and from that childish silly dotage that so often disgraces it, and which he himself used to turn into ridicule, and compare to an old goat affecting the frisk of a young kid. Memoirs of Fanny Hill.
  • Still, it's great to hear her croon her way through many of the other tracks, some fairly forgettable but not entirely unpleasing love songs.
  • Almost half of all planning applications for wind farms capable of generating 5MW to 15MW are refused planning approval because of their unpleasing visual impact on the landscape.
  • I slog tonight so that the next day's slog will seem marginally less Sisyphean - and so the Teachout Museum, also known as my living room, won't look unpleasingly messy when I stroll through it in the morning on the way to the shower.
  • No, the face wasn't unpleasing - it was just unfamiliar.
  • Over-detailed political memoirs were frowned upon as being both rather treacherous and unpleasingly venal. Times, Sunday Times
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