unpleasantness

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noun un·pleas·ant·ness \ˌən-ˈple-zənt-nəs\

Definition of unpleasantness

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being unpleasant

  2. 2 :  an unpleasant situation, experience, or event

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First Known Use of unpleasantness

1546


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