adjective un·pop·u·lar \ˌən-ˈpä-pyə-lər\
: not liked by many people : not popular
: not shared by most people
: not popular : viewed or received unfavorably by the public
— un·pop·u·lar·i·ty \ˌən-ˌpä-pyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun
— un·pop·u·lar·ly adverb
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Examples of UNPOPULAR
- I was unpopular in high school.
- Her third album has been unpopular with fans.
- Recent conflicts have made him unpopular among the staff.
First Known Use of UNPOPULAR
: not widely favored or approved <an unpopular rule> <an unpopular teacher>
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