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unpleasant

adjective uk   us   /ʌnˈplez.ənt/
B1 not enjoyable or pleasant: an unpleasant surprise the unpleasant truthC1 [after verb] rude and angry: The waiter got quite unpleasant with us.
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unpleasantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
unpleasantness
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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