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1. unappealing

adjective. ['ˌənəˈpiːlɪŋ'] (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings.

Synonyms

  • unsympathetic
  • unlikeable

Antonyms

  • responsive
  • compassionate
  • kind

Etymology

  • appealing (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unappealing

  • darjeeling
  • concealing
  • unfeeling
  • squealing
  • revealing
  • repealing
  • wheeling
  • stealing
  • frieling
  • freehling
  • annealing
  • teeling
  • sieling
  • seeling
  • sealing
  • reeling
  • peeling
  • mealing
  • kneeling
  • keeling
  • heling
  • heeling
  • healing
  • feeling
  • dealing
  • ceiling

Example sentences of the word unappealing


1. Noun, singular or mass
Rugged, bumpy terrain in general made traveling around in these carts unappealing and frustrating to many Mesopotamians.

2. Adjective
Aside from its unappealing nature it can also be quite dangerous.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
The crayons often become broken, neglected or unappealing to children.

2. unappealing

adjective. ['ˌənəˈpiːlɪŋ'] not able to attract favorable attention.

Synonyms

  • off-putting

Antonyms

  • liked
  • congenial

Etymology

  • appealing (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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