Pronunciation of Unpleasant
/ʌnplˈɛzənt/, /ʌnplˈɛzənt/, /ʌ_n_p_l_ˈɛ_z_ə_n_t/
Antonyms for unpleasant:
Synonyms for unpleasant:
Other synonyms and related words:
forbidding, objectionable, dour, sourly, spiteful, grim, uninviting, brutal, hot, haughty, yucky, beastly, god-awful, antagonistic, bleak, caustic, impersonal, disappointing, unsympathetic, sharp-worded, frosty, nagging, unedifying, blistering, unsavory, unsmiling, unenviable, icky, uncaring, off-putting, joyless, afflictive, remote, chilling, hostile, rebarbative, disturbing, harsh, ungrateful, acerbic, vitriolic, uncongenial, severely, ill-disposed, sulphurous, rough, sulfurous, acid, acrid, tart, hellish, lousy, sour, unappetizing, rotten, hard, repellant, unfriendly, inhospitable, unrewarding, roughly, virulent, icily, venomous, acerb, glacial, sharp, unmentionable, mortifying, thankless, slimy, unhappy, unleavened, nameless, chilly, brusque, Cold-hearted, embarrassing, unwelcome.
distasteful, sour, inadequate, unattractive, disagreeable, faulty, invalid, lousy, undesirable, unsatisfactory, bad, unlovely, detrimental, irremediable, abhorrent, icky, repulsive, arrant, obnoxious, poor, troublesome, vile, defective, unfavorable, unhappy, ill-suited, wretched, inadvisable, rotten, wrong, baneful, objectionable, Irksome, unpalatable, yucky, unsound, inferior, displeasing, nasty, black.
crushing, trying, stinging, aching, inflaming, unbearable, cruel, Gnawing, Irksome, troublesome, cutting, sore, throbbing, harrowing, grueling, distressful, burdensome, Cramping, hurtful, nagging, severe, piercing, agonizing, painful, smarting, wrenching, aggravating, uncomfortable, grievous, oppressive, acute, Besetting, disagreeable, annoying, arduous, woeful, stabbing, bothersome, horrendous, anguishing, chafing, tormenting, bitter, insufferable, offensive, miserable, withering, excruciating, odious, irritating, biting.
hideous, unsightly, odious, unpleasing, unattractive, repulsive, Ill-looking, displeasing, abhorrent, disagreeable, ugly, grotesque, shapeless, repugnant, undesirable, plain, disfigured, unlovely, repellent, homely, unappealing, inelegant, unaesthetic.
Sense 1 (noun)
caustic, grim, sore, dour, vitriolic, harsh, dreadful, afflictive, rebarbative, beastly, sulphurous, acerbic, objectionable, bitter, blistering, acrid, nasty, mortifying, acid, offensive, awful, tart, repellent, obnoxious, sulfurous, venomous, embarrassing, rough, repellant, forbidding, virulent, acerb, painful, unhappy, unlovely, hot, hellish, ungrateful, god-awful, sharp, sharp-worded.
Usage examples for unpleasant:
- " Perhaps," said John, as he settled himself on the train, " perhaps I am to blame myself in struggling against my manifest destiny simply because it looks hard and unpleasant. - "The Souls of Black Folk", W. E. B. Du Bois.
- She knew most of the village people by this time and the thought of company was not unpleasant. - "Cy Whittaker's Place", Joseph C. Lincoln.
- That would be just as unpleasant for you as for us. - "Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor", William Somerset Maugham.