1 not pleasant or enjoyable:
an unpleasant experience
an extremely unpleasant smell
an unpleasant surprise
2 not kind or friendly [≠ nice]:
He said some very unpleasant things.
a thoroughly unpleasant man
unpleasantly adverb
WORD FOCUS: horrible WORD FOCUS: horrible
taste or smell: nasty, not very nice, revolting, disgusting, foul, unpleasant, gross informal

experience, situation, or feeling: nasty, not very nice, terrible, unpleasant

person: nasty, not very nice, obnoxious, mean American English, unpleasant, objectionable

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Dictionary results for "unpleasant"
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