Origin of unpleasantness
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Examples from the Web for unpleasantness
People who know him speak of a relaxed and charming man, remarkably free of arrogance or unpleasantness.Princess Charlene's Monaco Nightmare
September 15, 2014
However, this unpleasantness has never prevented me from recognizing the merit of Murray's early scholarly work.Is the White Working Class Coming Apart?
February 6, 2012
“Yeah, I would say that there were bursts of unpleasantness,” he admits.'Killer Producer' Chris Licht's New Life
May 22, 2011
But I thought being a writer I shouldn't flinch from the unpleasantness of it and, yes, I wrote that essay.My Conversation with John Updike
Barbara Probst Solomon
January 29, 2009
He predicts the economy will have “18 months of unpleasantness, but not so many shocks.”Are We There Yet?
October 10, 2008
This was his only resource against the unpleasantness of the day.Weighed and Wanting
That is probably the mildest degree in the scale of unpleasantness.
It gives some an unfair advantage, and I have known it lead to unpleasantness.
That is almost the least part of the unpleasantness contained in this dispatch.The Snare
As the stove grew hotter, the unpleasantness grew assertive.Emmy Lou
George Madden Martin
- the state or quality of being unpleasant
- an unpleasant event, situation, etc
- a disagreement or quarrel
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