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adjective     unsympathetic pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    not kind enough or interested enough to want to know about other people’s problems

    an unsympathetic teacher/boss

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    1. a.
      used for describing someone’s behaviour

      The tone of her email was cold and unsympathetic.

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  2. 2
    an unsympathetic person is not nice enough for you to care about them

    The characters are a pretty unsympathetic bunch.

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  3. 3
    not willing to support something
    unsympathetic to:

    The organization was not unsympathetic to any of our aims.

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     unsympathetically pronunciation in British English
/ˌʌnsɪmpəˈθetɪkli/ adverb
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