Translation of "unpleasant" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ʌnˈplez.ənt/ us /ʌnˈplez.ənt/

B1 not enjoyable or pleasant

an unpleasant surprise 令人不快的意外
the unpleasant truth 使人感覺不舒服的真相

C1 [ after verb ] rude and angry

When we complained, the waiter got very unpleasant with us. 這個服務生對我們相當不禮貌。

More examples

  • The medicine left an unpleasant aftertaste.
  • There was an unpleasant smell coming from the drains.
  • He's bad-tempered, selfish and altogether an unpleasant man.
  • The father in the film is portrayed as a fairly unpleasant character.
  • This is a very potent drug and can have unpleasant side-effects.

(Translation of “unpleasant” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)