Definition of unpleasant
: not pleasant : not amiable or agreeable : displeasing <unpleasant odors>
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.
First Known Use of unpleasant
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
Definition of unpleasant for Students
: not pleasing or agreeable <an unpleasant smell>
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