/ (ʌnˈflætərɪŋ) /

  1. not flattering: in an unflattering light

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How to use unflattering in a sentence

  • This episode, unflattering to Pike's sensibilities, if not wholly unforeseen by him, he saw fit to make the subject of Pt.

  • But this unflattering reality could not discourage a man who was determined to gratify his passion at all costs.

    File No. 113 | Emile Gaboriau
  • Mrs. Gano, with unflattering eyes on the head of the house, gave an incredulous cough.

    The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
  • She gave an unflattering account of the extravagance, filth, and idleness cultivated in servants by the Southern régime.

    The Open Question | Elizabeth Robins
  • Through that ladys unflattering suspicions, Augusta had suffered too much to be forgiven.

    Byron | Richard Edgcumbe