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unpleasantry

[ uhn-plez-uhn-tree ]
/ ʌnˈplɛz ən tri /
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noun, plural un·pleas·ant·ries.
an unpleasant word, action, comment, etc.: comments filled with unpleasantries.
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Origin of unpleasantry

First recorded in 1820–30; un-1 + pleasantry
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