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Definition of "unpleasantness" []

  • The quality or condition of being unpleasant. (noun)
  • An unpleasant experience or situation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unpleasantness" in a sentence
  • "In face-to-face interactions, given a certain level of unpleasantness, I do think that, in general, people ought stand up for the person the unpleasantness is directed at."
  • "She had longed intensely to warn him – scenting certain unpleasantness to him, and possible danger, although she was loyally firm in the belief that he could not be the man for whom they were searching."
  • "Anyway, he came down, without warning, which is one of the few bad habits that excellent Indian man has, and this habit has ended in unpleasantness more than once, as when we played Jungles."