unpleasant

[ uhn-plez-uhnt ]
/ ʌnˈplɛz ənt /

adjective

not pleasant; displeasing; disagreeable; offensive: an unpleasant taste; an unpleasant situation; an unpleasant manner.

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Origin of unpleasant

First recorded in 1525–35; un-1 + pleasant

OTHER WORDS FROM unpleasant

un·pleas·ant·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unpleasant

unpleasant
/ (ʌnˈplɛzənt) /

adjective

not pleasant or agreeable

Derived forms of unpleasant

unpleasantly, adverb
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