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1. unpleasant

adjective. ['ənˈplɛzənt'] disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings.

Synonyms

  • caustic
  • vitriolic
  • hellish
  • ungrateful
  • afflictive
  • rough
  • offensive
  • painful
  • grim
  • virulent
  • awful
  • dreadful
  • repellent
  • sharp-worded
  • mortifying
  • harsh
  • rebarbative
  • sharp
  • embarrassing
  • god-awful
  • unhappy
  • dour
  • bitter
  • sulfurous
  • blistering
  • sweetness
  • acerb
  • nasty
  • beastly
  • displeasing
  • pleasantness
  • ill-natured
  • acerbic
  • sulphurous
  • sore
  • tart
  • unpalatable
  • acid
  • forbidding
  • repellant
  • acrid

Antonyms

  • nice
  • pleasing
  • pleasant
  • unpleasantness
  • palatable
  • inoffensive

Etymology

  • pleasant (English)
  • plaisant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Unpleasant

  • omnipresent
  • present
  • pheasant
  • peasant
  • besant

How do you spell unpleasant? Is it unplesant ?

A common misspelling of unpleasant is unplesant

Sentences with unpleasant


1. Adjective
When you notice an unpleasant smell in your kitchen or bathroom, check the sink.

Quotes about unpleasant


1. The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.
- Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

2. We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

3. Being a detective isn't all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly unpleasant...The fate of the world may depend on whether or not you can bring yourself to visit your relatives.
- Derek Landy

2. unpleasant-smelling

adjective. having an unpleasant smell.

Synonyms

  • stinky
  • bilgy
  • mephitic
  • ill-smelling
  • sour
  • rank-smelling
  • putrid-smelling
  • high
  • frowsty
  • foetid
  • smelly
  • gamy
  • funky
  • reeking
  • foul
  • malodourous
  • niffy
  • rancid
  • ill-scented
  • foul-smelling
  • noisome
  • gamey
  • stinking
  • fetid
  • odoriferous
  • odorous
  • musty
  • fusty
  • malodorous

Antonyms

  • clear
  • good
  • sweet
  • tasteless
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