unpleasant - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    if something is unpleasant, you do not like or enjoy it

    The smell was very unpleasant.

    an unpleasant experience

    We were all ignoring the unpleasant truth.

  2. 2
    not friendly or kind

    She was really unpleasant on the phone.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      used about situations in which people are angry or violent

      Things could get very unpleasant if they’re not paid on time.

derived word



It was an unpleasantly warm and muggy night.

How could you behave so unpleasantly towards her?