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unlikable

Syllabification: un·lik·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈlīkəb(ə)l
 
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(also unlikeable)

Definition of unlikable in English:

adjective

(Especially of a person) not likable: a thoroughly unlikable bully
More example sentences
  • It's all a bunch of unlikable characters being cruel to each other.
  • Stars are discouraged from playing unlikeable characters (and Tracy Flick was certainly that).
  • A diplomat's son, a photojournalist, a wealthy adventurer, a Peace Corps veteran - these are unlikeable characters, but affecting and recognizably products of a bloated yet dominant America.

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