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Synonyms for unpopular

Antonyms for unpopular

regarded with disfavor or lacking general approval


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And if he is unpopular he can depend on DYING, right there in the stocks, can't he?
I take it none of YOU are unpopular -- by reason of pride or insolence, or conspicuous prosperity, or any of those things that excite envy and malice among the base scum of a village?
He was brave, and even if his snobbishness earned for him the nickname of the "Old English Baron," his comrades admired his spirit, and in the end, instead of being unpopular, he led-- often to mischief.
I find myself at times very unpopular with people, whose good opinion I am anxious to retain, simply owing to this too general misapprehension.
The contempt which fell upon the Puritans as a deposed and unpopular party found stinging literary expression in one of the most famous of English satires, Samuel Butler's 'Hudibras.
At about the same time Dryden became a Catholic, a change which laid him open to the suspicion of truckling for royal favor, though in fact he had nothing to gain by it and its chief effect was to identify him with a highly unpopular minority.
On the other hand, should an unwarrantable measure of the federal government be unpopular in particular States, which would seldom fail to be the case, or even a warrantable measure be so, which may sometimes be the case, the means of opposition to it are powerful and at hand.
Perkins' most unpopular innovation was his system of taking occasionally another man's form.
But all Munchkins prefer blue to anything else and when my housework girl is brought to life she will find herself to be of so many unpopular colors that she'll never dare be rebellious or impudent, as servants are sometimes liable to be when they are made the same way their mistresses are.
The expression of these unpopular sentiments appeared to raise me greatly in the estimation of Miss Dunross.
You would really think that I was the most unpopular person who ever lived, and it can only be because of Mr.
He could never play on the strongest side with any heart at football or cricket, and was sure to make friends with any boy who was unpopular, or down on his luck.
Now, though East was not what is generally called unpopular, Tom felt more and more every day, as their characters developed, that he stood alone, and did not make friends among their contemporaries, and therefore sought him out.
He ate men and cattle impartially, and was exceedingly unpopular.
On the one hand, the Critical Race Theorists who advocated curtailment of speech offensive to minorities insisted that individual instances of hate speech are never, as the law professor Charles Lawrence put it, "the isolated, unpopular speech of a dissident few.