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unpopular Line breaks: un|popu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈpɒpjʊlə/

Definition of unpopular in English:


Not liked or popular: unpopular measures Luke was unpopular with most of the teachers
More example sentences
  • Iraq is deeply unpopular with the French electorate as a whole.
  • Pressing ahead with another referendum would be deeply unpopular with the electorate.
  • Yet the move is deeply unpopular in some quarters.
disliked, friendless, unliked, unloved, unbefriended, uncherished, hated, detested, despised, loathed;
unwanted, unwelcome, avoided, ignored, rejected, shunned, spurned, unsought after, out in the cold, cold-shouldered, out of favour, not in the swim, in bad odour;


Pronunciation: /ʌnpɒpjʊˈlarɪti/
Example sentences
  • Because they know what follows failure: humiliation and unpopularity.
  • Under his leadership, the Tory Party sank to unfathomed levels of unpopularity and contempt.
  • Huge success is clearly no bar to unpopularity with Robbie Williams making the hall of shame, despite being one of Britain's biggest stars.
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