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Not pleasant and enjoyable

unpleasant

adjective

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

bad

adjective

not pleasant or enjoyable

awful

adjective

used for emphasizing how unpleasant someone or something is

unappealing

adjective

not attractive or enjoyable

unattractive

adjective

unpleasant, or not enjoyable

disagreeable

adjective

not pleasant or enjoyable

hard

adjective

unpleasant and full of problems

harsh

adjective

harsh conditions or places are unpleasant and difficult to live in

bleak

adjective

a bleak place seems cold and unfriendly and has no pleasant features

brutal

adjective

extreme and unpleasant

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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