- The definition of unpleasant is something or someone that causes displeasure or discomfort.
- Going to the dentist to get a tooth pulled is an example of something that would be described as unpleasant.
- A sullen and snappy teenager is an example of someone who would be described as unpleasant.
This is unpleasant.
unpleasant definition by Webster's New World
not pleasant; offensive; disagreeable
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- unpleasantly adverb
unpleasant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Not pleasing; disagreeable.
- un·pleasˈant·ly adverb