Synonyms for Unpleasant:
awful, alarming, terrible, horrendous, ghastly, hideous, frightful, repulsive, horrible, appalling, dreadful, dire, horrid.
detrimental, obnoxious, arrant, inferior, abhorrent, poor, disagreeable, icky, displeasing, inadvisable, unpalatable, irremediable, yucky, troublesome, unattractive, objectionable, undesirable, defective, nasty, wretched, wrong, vile, unhappy, unfavorable, invalid, unsound, Irksome, unsatisfactory, distasteful, ill-suited, baneful, inadequate, faulty, repulsive, bad, unlovely, black.
distasteful, disgusting, unpalatable, obnoxious, objectionable, bothersome, offensive, disagreeable, repulsive, nasty.
Gnawing, chafing, insufferable, trying, sore, cutting, tormenting, biting, anguishing, withering, Torturing., horrendous, burdensome, bitter, acute, unbearable, uncomfortable, oppressive, irritating, aggravating, grievous, excruciating, agonizing, stabbing, wrenching, disagreeable, bothersome, throbbing, crushing, distressful, Besetting, stinging, woeful, piercing, odious, inflaming, cruel, Cramping, hurtful, harrowing, offensive, aching, grueling, arduous, painful, severe, smarting, annoying, troublesome, miserable, Irksome.
grotesque, homely, unaesthetic, odious, repellent, shapeless, repugnant, disagreeable, unpleasing, plain, hideous, Ill-looking, unattractive, unlovely, ugly, inelegant, repulsive, displeasing, abhorrent, unsightly, unappealing, disfigured, undesirable.
n.bleak, hard, rude. •unfriendly (noun)
antagonistic, aloof, stony, unfriendly, hostile, churlish, distant, cold, icy.
beastly, awful, bitter, acrid, rebarbative, repellent, tart, sharp-worded, repellant, virulent, god-awful, hellish, painful, mortifying, afflictive, sulphurous, nasty, forbidding, ungrateful, acerbic, acid, acerb, vitriolic, dreadful, hot, sore, sulfurous, offensive, unhappy, embarrassing, objectionable, blistering, venomous, dour, rough, sharp, grim, harsh, caustic, obnoxious, unlovely.
yucky. uncongenial, icky. unsympathetic, bleak. hard. •Other relevant words:
bleak, sharp, rough, hard, acerb, churlish, hostile, caustic, hellish, rude, mortifying, acerbic, yucky, unsympathetic, sulfurous, hot, repellant, uncongenial, virulent, acrid, vitriolic, rebarbative, embarrassing, afflictive, venomous, sulphurous, grim, unhappy, forbidding, dour, beastly, ungrateful, antagonistic, god-awful, tart, acid, icky, harsh, blistering, sharp-worded, objectionable, unfriendly.
Usage examples for unpleasant
" It was not unpleasant – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
He would have been handsome, had it not been for his unpleasant expression, at once knowing and suspicious. – My Little Lady by Eleanor Frances Poynter