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English definition of “unpleasant”

unpleasant

adjective uk   /ʌnˈplez.ənt/ us  
B1 not enjoyable or pleasant: an unpleasant surprise the unpleasant truthSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad C1 [after verb] rude and angry: The waiter got quite unpleasant with us.Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desireSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
unpleasantly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
unpleasantness
noun [C or U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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