HyperDic: unappealing

English > 2 senses of the word unappealing:
ADJECTIVEallunappealing, unsympathetic, unlikeable, unlikable(of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
allunappealingnot able to attract favorable attention
unappealing > pronunciation
Soundsah.nahpiy'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > unappealing: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings.
Synonymsunsympathetic, unlikeable, unlikable
CategorydramaThe literary genre of works intended for the theater
Oppositesympathetic, appealing, likeable, likable(of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings
English > unappealing: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot able to attract favorable attention.
Examples
  • "they have made the place as unappealing as possible"
  • "was forced to talk to his singularly unappealing hostess"
Narroweroff-puttingtending to repel
unattractivelacking power to arouse interest
Oppositeappealingable to attract interest or draw favorable attention
Adverbsunappealinglyin an unappealing manner

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