What is the opposite of idyllic?

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Opposite of extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque
Opposite of in, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town
Opposite of having an easy-going mood or temperament
“Jim has an anxious personality and persistently worries about trivial things.”
Opposite of serving as the ideal model or example for something
Opposite of having enchanting qualities
Opposite of having picturesque scenery
“The drab castle lawns were in desperate need of some brightly colored flowers.”
Opposite of very pleasing; wonderful
(typically of a place) Opposite of free from disturbance
“Most of the wealthy residents are either behind the walls that surrounded the villas or off pursuing pleasures in a more boisterous part of town.”
Opposite of being the most suitable
“The novel is designed for adolescent children but is unsuitable for kids in the younger age bracket.”
Opposite of idealistic, especially to the point of being unrealistic
“The pair are known as pragmatic, hard-nosed businessmen, and they are thought to have little sentimental attachment to the club.”
Opposite of being the most desired option or possibility
“He landed a nightmare job and immediately considered quitting.”
Opposite of the ideal representative of something
“She remained single as she was worried about finding a man antithetic to everything she was looking for.”
Opposite of modelled on or aiming for a state in which everything is perfect
Opposite of having a period of great prosperity or rapid economic growth
Opposite of providing perfect happiness or great joy
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