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unpopular

[ uhn-pop-yuh-ler ]
/ ʌnˈpɒp yə lər /
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adjective
not popular; disliked or ignored by the public or by persons generally.
in disfavor with a particular person or group of persons.
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Origin of unpopular

First recorded in 1640–50; un-1 + popular

OTHER WORDS FROM unpopular

un·pop·u·lar·i·ty, nounun·pop·u·lar·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unpopular

unpopular
/ (ʌnˈpɒpjʊlə) /

adjective
not popular with an individual or group of people

Derived forms of unpopular

unpopularity (ˌʌnpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ), noununpopularly, adverb
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