[ US /ˌənˈpɑpjəɫɝ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnpˈɒpjʊlɐ/ ]
  1. regarded with disfavor or lacking general approval
    an unpopular war
    unpopular ideas
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How To Use unpopular In A Sentence

  • Smith enforced a highly unpopular no-guns policy in the cowtown, and for the most part, made the law stick by beating the hell out of people with his bare hands. The Four Toughest Men of the Old West
  • He is a man with a reputation for being tough and unafraid of unpopular decisions.
  • Lets hope her constituents rise up in the next election and oust this unqualified and opportunitistic showboater who only won by running against an unpopular and dying incumbent. Archive 2009-08-01
  • His main task will be to ensure that the debt-laden country passes an unpopular bailout plan before elections in February. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some cheered at the decision, but the president's decision is unpopular among some parties who priorly bid coalition with Yudhoyono's Democratic Party (Partai Demokrat - PD [id]). Global Voices in English » Indonesia: Central Bank Chief, the next VP?
  • When the euro went into Italy, the lira suddenly became unpopular with young people.
  • Anthony Gould was said to be one of the most unpopular men in the prison because of a crusade against drug abuse.
  • Night flights from the airport are deeply unpopular.
  • Sticking to a good but unpopular policy is fine. Times, Sunday Times
  • Anti-clerical knights of the shire who wished to disendow the Church, riotous tenants of an unpopular abbey, parishioners who refused to pay their tithes, would often be called The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
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