Pronunciation of Unsympathetic
/ʌnsˌɪmpəθˈɛtɪk/, /ʌnsˌɪmpəθˈɛtɪk/, /ʌ_n_s_ˌɪ_m_p_ə_θ_ˈɛ_t_ɪ_k/
Synonyms for unsympathetic:
passionless, emotionless, ruthless, aloof, hardened, objective, indifferent, heartless, unemotional, detached, unfeeling, dispassionate, hard-boiled, blunt, apathetic, tough, stony, insensitive, cool, passive, uncompassionate, numb, anesthetized, hard, callous, cold-blooded, unconcerned, nonchalant, hardhearted.
dog-eat-dog, unmerciful, hardhearted, barbaric, bloodthirsty, hellish, merciless, ruthless, uncompassionate, cruel, demoniac, Fiendish, inhumane, pitiless, unforgiving, cutthroat, unfeeling, stony, unpitying, brutal.
without agreement in feeling (adjective)
unconcerned, harsh, unemotional, unfeeling, unkind, antipathetic, cruel, insensitive, hard, callous, indifferent, obdurate, icy, cold-blooded, unmoved, apathetic, uncongenial, aloof, tough, unpitying, stony, uncompassionate, cold, unpleasant, cool, heartless, frigid.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for unsympathetic:
- We have gone far enough, however, to know that science is not unsympathetic and that it is not contemptuous of the unknown. - "The Holy Earth", L. H. Bailey.
- The practitioner with whom he studied was precisely the opposite of Andrew,- a brilliant scholar, but formal and unsympathetic. - "Cambridge Sketches", Frank Preston Stearns.
- Yet, like many a sensitive man, he concealed this kindness of heart under an affectation of cynicism, which led many unsympathetic critics to style him hard and ferocious in his satire. - "Modern English Books of Power", George Hamlin Fitch.