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1. 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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Words that Rhyme with Unpleasant Smelling

  • propelling
  • misspelling
  • foretelling
  • expelling
  • dispelling
  • compelling
  • retelling
  • reselling
  • repelling
  • rebelling
  • rappelling
  • outselling
  • flewelling
  • excelling
  • bestselling
  • swelling
  • stelling
  • stehling
  • spelling
  • snelling
  • schmeling
  • schelling
  • quelling
  • lewelling
  • dwelling
  • yelling
  • welling
  • wehling
  • telling
  • shelling

Example sentences of the word unpleasant-smelling


1. Noun Phrase
They use this unpleasant smelling spray to drive predators away.

2. pleasant-smelling

adjective. having an odor that is pleasing.

Antonyms

  • malodorous

3. putrid-smelling

adjective. having the putrid odor of decaying organic matter.

Synonyms

  • stinky
  • ill-smelling
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous

Antonyms

  • good
  • odoriferous
  • sweet
  • aromatic

4. sweet-smelling

adjective. having a natural fragrance.

Synonyms

  • sweet
  • fragrant
  • odorous
  • sweet-scented
  • perfumed
  • scented

Antonyms

  • fragrant
  • savory
  • sugarless
  • tasteless

5. foul-smelling

adjective. offensively malodorous.

Synonyms

  • ill-scented
  • stinky
  • foetid
  • smelly
  • ill-smelling
  • funky
  • foul
  • noisome
  • malodorous
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous
  • stinking

Antonyms

  • good
  • brave
  • unemotional
  • conventional

6. rank-smelling

adjective. having an offensive rancid odor.

Synonyms

  • ill-smelling
  • malodorous
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous

Antonyms

  • good
  • odoriferous
  • sweet
  • aromatic

7. ill-smelling

adjective. having an unpleasant smell.

Synonyms

  • stinky
  • bilgy
  • mephitic
  • 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
  • unpleasant-smelling

Antonyms

  • clear
  • good
  • sweet
  • tasteless

8. 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))

9. smelling

noun. ['ˈsmɛlɪŋ'] the act of perceiving the odor of something.

Synonyms

  • perception
  • snuff
  • smell
  • sniff

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • odorous
  • malodorous
  • fragrant

10. smelling

adjective. ['ˈsmɛlɪŋ'] (used with of' orwith') noticeably odorous.

Synonyms

  • redolent

Antonyms

  • ground
  • figure
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