- not popular; disliked or ignored by the public or by persons generally.
- in disfavor with a particular person or group of persons.
Origin of unpopular
Related Words for unpopularcreepy, drip, dumpy, gross, loser, lousy, obnoxious, out, rejected, unattractive, undesirable, unloved, unwanted, unwelcome, weird, abhorred, avoided, detested, disesteemed, disfavored
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Contemporary Examples of unpopular
Why is such a simple countermeasure against headache and disease still so unpopular?Scroguard, Galactic Cap, and More: Will Anyone Wear Normal Condoms In the Future?
November 10, 2014
Or maybe Ford suggests Frank is onto an old, now unpopular wisdom: nobody and nothing survives for long.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe
November 4, 2014
The assumption is that President Obama is a drain on Democrats desperate to survive his unpopular numbers in key states.What the GOP Will Do If It Wins Congress
October 3, 2014
The central government was unpopular, and a group of young Army officers carried out a coup.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life
August 9, 2014
Sadly, Paul the Octopus did not outlive his impressive but unpopular World Cup predictions by long.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer
July 12, 2014
Historical Examples of unpopular
The budget of the government introduced January 17th was unpopular.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
Stoliker began to feel, poor man, that the paths of duty were unpopular.In the Midst of Alarms
I told you I was unpopular: I don't see anybody at all any more.Alice Adams
In doing so I was at times necessarily "ugly," and therefore to some unpopular.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Lydia saw now that whether she was believed or not, she was bound to be most unpopular.The Prisoner
- not popular with an individual or group of people