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unpleasant

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈpleznt/

Translation of unpleasant in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [remark/surprise/taste] desagradable; [person] desagradable, antipático; (rude) grosero he was most unpleasant estuvo de lo más desagradable or antipático (rude) estuvo de lo más grosero he has the unpleasant habit of … tiene la mala or desagradable costumbre de …
    Example sentences
    • For a start he was English, but he had a bit of a weaselly face and slightly receding hair and a somewhat unpleasant manner.
    • All I can say about it is nice people are easy to deal with and unpleasant people are much more difficult to cope with.
    • There are unpleasant people out there who like to spoil it for everyone else.

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