unpleasantly Definition

in a manner causing discomfort, unhappiness, or revulsion.

Using unpleasantly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unpleasantly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The food was unpleasantly cold.

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    She spoke to him in an unpleasantly sharp tone.

  • Example

    The smell of the garbage was unpleasantly strong.

unpleasantly Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: unpleasantly in Brief

The adverb 'unpleasantly' [ʌnˈplɛzəntli] describes something that causes discomfort, unhappiness, or revulsion. It is often used to describe sensory experiences such as taste, smell, or sound, as in 'The food was unpleasantly cold.' It can also describe someone's behavior or tone, as in 'She spoke to him in an unpleasantly sharp tone.'