Examples of unpleasant in a Sentence
I stopped taking the drug because of its unpleasant side effects.
There was an unpleasant smell coming from the basement.
The weather is so unpleasant here.
I like the shop, but the staff are so unpleasant.
Recent Examples of unpleasant from the Web
About that game: Archbold hit 7-of-12 3-pointers against Xavier, spurred on by a recent unpleasant memory.
Besides unpleasant bites and the uncomfortable process of removing a tick, some tick species carry Lyme disease, which can cause health hazards beyond the trademark circular rash.
That unpleasant truth only emerged several months later; rumours that one or more children had survived persisted for years.
The warm sunny weather has many flocking to the beach, but as the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches, officials in Florida are warning beachgoers of an unpleasant organism lurking in the water along part of the coast.
Hungry people who saw negative images thought the pictographs meant something more unpleasant.
But weirdly, hunger didn't make people rank neutral or positive images as unpleasant, MacCormack says.
With that smile, an amazing thing happened: Amy became lovable, too, subtly defying the idea that there’s something inherently unpleasant about an ambitious, brainy woman.
All acts have unexpected consequences, and bad acts are likely to have more unpleasant ones.
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abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, beastly, bilious, disgusting, dreadful, foul, ghastly, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, invidious, loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, seamy, shocking, sick, sickening, ugly, vile, villainous;
UNPLEASANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unpleasant for English Language Learners
: not pleasant or enjoyable : causing discomfort or pain
: not friendly
UNPLEASANT Defined for Kids
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