unenviable

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adjective un·en·vi·able \ˌən-ˈen-vē-ə-bəl\

Definition of unenviable

  1. :  not desirable or pleasant :  not arousing envy :  not enviable an unenviable position Kent Alterman, our director, had the unenviable task of herding cats. — Will Ferrell

1641

First Known Use of unenviable

1641


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