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Antonyms for unpopularity

the quality of lacking general approval or acceptance

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Allardyce has enjoyed a rocky partnership with Hammers' co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold since he took the Upton Park job in June 2011, while his unpopularity with fans has fuelled stories about his possible demise.
The voters' swing toward Labor was credited to the unpopularity of the ruling party's plan to sell off public assets and cut government services, as well as the rising unpopularity of Abbott, the national conservative leader.
Despite his unpopularity as a liberal opposition Navalny will remain in house arrest until his suspended sentence takes legal effect.
Leadership is sadly lacking ONCE again The Labour Party is under attack due to the unpopularity of Ed Miliband, who voters don't believe can lead the party into a victory in 2015.
Egypt spends more than 20% of its budget on energy subsidies though successive governments have failed to carry promises to tackle the issue due to the unpopularity of the measure.
Dein, who was FA vice-chairman and held the same role with Arsenal, says Dyke's detailed report into the state of the game was a genuine attempt to redress the national team's deficiencies despite the unpopularity of some its recommendations.
Citi s chief economist Willem Buiter said, the nation should be prepared to risk short term unpopularity in Europefor the long term economic gains of winning back 60 billion to 30 billion for taxpayers.
TODAY'S article in The Journal about the unpopularity of Ed Miliband is both amusing and slightly depressing.
Thatcher's unpopularity north of the Border indirectly helped create the Scottish Parliament and it seems wall-to-wall media coverage of her destructive legacy has once again fired up Scots.
Risking unpopularity, taking the flak, is what archbishops are here for - it is the stuff of the job," he says.
Facing increasing unpopularity, it looks like he felt he needed to throw some crumbs in the direction of the general public.
To which someone responded: "Well it could be his form, or his offthe-field antics, his unpopularity or the fact that he doesn't like it here at all
Lievremont, though, says England's unpopularity invokes a siege mentality which makes them difficult to beat.
In the current political climate, given the coalition government's unpopularity, Labour must expect to win a Birmingham mayoral election.
His damning verdict ahead of Michael Howard standing down was: "No increase in our share of the vote - despite the intense unpopularity of the Government - is indefensible.