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Synonyms for unpleasant

Synonyms for unpleasant

Antonyms for unpleasant

disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

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He was amused at the idea of her week-ending in the stately solitude of Skuytercliff, but immediately afterward felt that there, of all places, she would most feel the chill of minds rigorously averted from the "unpleasant."
Welland's request to be spared whatever was "unpleasant" in her history, and winced at the thought that it was perhaps this attitude of mind which kept the New York air so pure.
"Yes; but it might make some unpleasant talk if he really defends the suit."
It was greatly weather-worn, and that imparted an unpleasant suggestion of disease.
They are excessively unpleasant. There is a feeling exactly like that one has upon a switchback--of a helpless headlong motion!
Let us not make ourselves the subjects of unpleasant remarks."
"Circumstances of an unpleasant nature, on which I presume it is unnecessary to dwell, compel me to offer you this handkerchief, back again, gentlemen," he said, raising his hand to his eyes in a very affecting manner.
I know something unpleasant has happened to you, for your face was very sober when I saw it in my Magic Picture.
"Well, now you've done what you wanted," put in Nicholas- "said unpleasant things to everyone and upset them.
"The unpleasant things were said to me," remarked Vera, "I said none to anyone."
Then suddenly traversing a little glade, I saw with an unpleasant start two clumsy legs among the trees, walking with noiseless footsteps parallel with my course, and perhaps thirty yards away from me.
I felt assured now that my tawny-faced antagonist was stalking me once more; and coupled with that was another unpleasant realisation, that I had lost my way.
"I don't like to think of broken hearts -- or anything unpleasant."
"Do you think you'll be able to shirk unpleasant things all your life, Phil?"
"I'm told she's extremely disagreeable and unpleasant. Why have you introduced her at a moment when I desired to talk of you?"