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adjective un·pleas·ant \-ˈple-zənt\

: not pleasant or enjoyable : causing discomfort or pain

: not friendly

Full Definition of UNPLEASANT

:  not pleasant :  not amiable or agreeable :  displeasing <unpleasant odors>
un·pleas·ant·ly adverb

Examples of UNPLEASANT

  1. I stopped taking the drug because of its unpleasant side effects.
  2. There was an unpleasant smell coming from the basement.
  3. The weather is so unpleasant here.
  4. I like the shop, but the staff are so unpleasant.

First Known Use of UNPLEASANT

15th century

Rhymes with UNPLEASANT

UNPLEASANT Defined for Kids


adjective un·pleas·ant \ˌən-ˈple-zənt\

Definition of UNPLEASANT for Kids

:  not pleasing or agreeable <an unpleasant smell>
un·pleas·ant·ly adverb
un·pleas·ant·ness noun


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