What is the opposite of pleasant?

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Opposite of giving a sense of happy satisfaction or enjoyment
“The concert was a disaster, and the overall experience was horrible.”
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Opposite of having an easygoing and pleasing manner, especially in social situations
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“Ryan is so rude, and would often make disrespectful gesticulations when provoked.”
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Opposite of pleasing to the mind or senses
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Opposite of willing to assist or give aid
“She was as unobliging as they come, refusing to get up for an elderly woman standing tired on her old legs.”
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Opposite of pleasant and amicable in nature
“The two hot-headed professors had a hostile debate about the reality and effects of climate change.”
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(of a place, period of time, or situation) Opposite of without disturbance, activity or excitement
“New York is a lively city that never sleeps.”
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Opposite of in a state of comfort and relaxation
“In the plane, my fear of flying kicked in and I felt worried at the thought of not making it to my destination.”
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(of climate or weather) Opposite of not aggressive or violent in nature
“A powerful storm is brewing.”
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Opposite of a feeling of positivity, satisfaction, or enjoyment
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Opposite of easygoing in temperament
“Gabriel did not need a weapon to appear intimidating as his size and unapproachable demeanor accomplished that well enough.”
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Opposite of not cloudy
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Opposite of melodiously or musically soft and sweet
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Opposite of having or showing enthusiasm, affection, or kindness
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“We were greeted by a pair of unfriendly staff members who were content with doing their jobs perfunctorily.”
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Opposite of in a state of comfort and relaxation
“They all saw Dawn as their sworn enemy, which made for an uncomfortable weekend away for me because I was now seen as a traitor.”
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(of the weather) Opposite of summery in nature
“Animals instinctively know how to prepare for the wintry weather.”
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(colloquial) Opposite of pleasing or delightful to the eye or mind
“It is difficult to fathom his unpleasant and misplaced sense of humor.”
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Opposite of pleasing in general
“Life is harsh, even when the occasional acceptance or freedom temporarily provide respite.”
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Opposite of providing a feeling of ease or relaxation
“The entire notion laying in hospital terrifies me, which is why I find this bed uncomfortable.”
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Opposite of characterized by pleasantly warm weather
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Opposite of not harsh in taste
“Saffron has a spicy, pungent, bitter taste and a tenacious odor, so only a very small amount is needed to give flavor and color.”
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Opposite of having or producing a pleasing tune
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Opposite of noticeably happy and optimistic
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(of entertainment) Opposite of not profound or serious
“We watched a serious documentary about the impacts of climate change on the environment.”
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Opposite of having picturesque scenery
“The drab castle lawns were in desperate need of some brightly colored flowers.”
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