Definition of unpleasantness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈplɛzntnəs/


[mass noun]
1The state or quality of being unpleasant: they did not look like thugs, but their faces were stamped with unpleasantness
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  • Rather, ‘feelings’ refers to a very specific quality: pleasantness, unpleasantness, or neutrality in an experience.
  • The affective dimension of pain includes both the immediate feelings of unpleasantness associated with the painful sensation and negative emotions evoked by the pain.
  • This quiet world of the monks is not without unpleasantness - there is heartache, murder, an accident and suicide.
1.1Bad feeling or quarrelling between people: she hated unpleasantness, though she wouldn’t back down from a fight
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  • I understand that people feel like - I mean, with so much hatred and unpleasantness in the world, why would you want to get in the way of people who love each other marrying each other?
  • It is time to put behind all the disappointment and unpleasantness of the past 12 months, and get ready to begin the New Year with a resolution to always look at the brighter side of life.
  • One of the problems of our current political scene is that the atmosphere is often of hostility and unpleasantness feeding on themselves.

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