not attracting or deserving love
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How to use unlovable in a sentence
As I say in the book, it is unlovable and harmful to shelter people from the consequences of their own behavior.
Nothing is harder to write than the biography of a thoroughly unlovable man who was also on the wrong side of history.
As a result of this, when he does finally come to marry, he is apt to be unlovely and unlovable.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
I have been selfish and unlovable, and more than that, sinful.Clemence | Retta Babcock
Now, instead of blaming and disliking, will you not pity and love the unlovable and neglected lad?Emilie the Peacemaker | Mrs. Thomas Geldart
Hardy children are always of inferior type—for the most part, plain and shrewd and unimaginative, insensitive, unlovable.Feminism and Sex-Extinction | Arabella Kenealy
Of some whom I thought unlovable or dull at that time, I have learned to think better.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him | Paul Leicester Ford