- 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.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
adverb uk /ʌnˈplez.ənt.li/ us /ʌnˈplez.ənt.li/
noun [ C or U ] uk /ʌnˈplez.ənt.nəs/ us /ʌnˈplez.ənt.nəs/