/ (ʌnˈæpɪˌtaɪzɪŋ) /

  1. (of food) not pleasing or stimulating to the appetite

  2. (of a prospect, person, etc) not appealing or attractive: unappetizing to investors

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How to use unappetizing in a sentence

  • So long as we are warm enough we may relish a very frugal dinner, but a feast is unappetizing in a cold room.

    Girls and Women | Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
  • It was rough and unappetizing fare—slices of cold cooked meat between slices of some cereal substance.

    Flight From Tomorrow | Henry Beam Piper
  • A precaution, however, that should always be taken is not to cook it too long, for jam is very unappetizing if it is too thick.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • Shortly after the evening meal of singularly unappetizing Darian rations, she drank thirstily.

    Pariah Planet | Murray Leinster
  • I added, however, that I would not repeat this experiment on this unappetizing specimen.

    The Meaning of Evolution | Samuel Christian Schmucker