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Synonyms for unlikeable

(of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings

difficult or impossible to like


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com/13512749/girls-hbo-final-season-lena-dunham/) Vogue , Dunham said that she doesn't really understand why some people label Hannah (Dunham), Marnie (Allison Williams), Jessa (Jemima Kirke) and Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) as unlikeable.
With unlikeable characters and a poor script, it fails on this front.
Adam Pazda, said that the derogation involves speaking poorly of another person to make them seem inferior, undesirable, or unlikeable, while making oneself seem superior and more likable by contrast.
After snogging one guy and sleeping with another, Josie hopped between the sheets with unlikeable Aiden.
Watching the former Juno actor playing such a deeply unlikeable character only serves to heighten the movie's disquieting tone.
It's been almost a decade since Weisberger released "The Devil Wears Prada" in 2004, so what has Andrea Sachs, the unlikeable Emily Charlton and the infamous Devil herself, in store for us?
Lucy Hayes Davis (Federica) and Jon-Paul Decosse (Wurm) were also successfully unlikeable as they provided the wicked backdrop for the melodrama.
The wry wit and laugh–outloud gags flew thick and fast, helped in no small part by Robertson's natural comic timing, smoothing the edges of a fairly unlikeable character.
Ultimately, Final Destination 5 is, barring Tony Todd's performance as the camp coroner, a badly acted, terribly scripted film, inhabited by unlikeable characters.
Characters are unlikeable and deserve everything they get while women serve two purposes: to answer the phone or stare into their man's bloodshot eyes.
In the end, Alex gives no excuses for his affair with Ivona, something that renders him that rare, unlikeable narrator that actually works.
I'll take Barry Goldwater's assessment at face value that Smith had every right to issue Rhodesia's Unilateral Declaration of Independence in November 1965, but in doing so, he made himself unlikeable not only to the British leader at the time, Harold Wilson, but to three subsequent prime ministers--Ted Heath, James Callaghan, and Margaret Thatcher.
The flawed characters are unlikeable but intriguing because Toews is a succinct and careful writer who creates realistic, rich layers of the stifling atmosphere that encompasses their lives.
gives the usually unlikeable mammal a place in our society and appreciation of its existence.
From the outset, Hogan comes across as unlikeable, driven by a need to outdo men.