unpleasantness Definition

  • 1the quality of being unpleasant, causing discomfort or annoyance
  • 2an unpleasant situation or experience

Using unpleasantness: Examples

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

  • Example

    The unpleasantness of the weather made it difficult to enjoy the outdoor activities.

  • Example

    There was an air of unpleasantness in the room after the argument.

  • Example

    The unpleasantness of the situation was evident on his face.

unpleasantness Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for unpleasantness

Phrases with unpleasantness

  • to tolerate or endure an unpleasant situation or person


    She had to put up with the unpleasantness of her boss's behavior for months before quitting her job.

  • the difficulties and hardships that are a part of life


    The unpleasantness of life can be overwhelming at times, but we must learn to persevere.

  • a disagreeable taste or flavor


    The unpleasantness of taste in the medicine made it difficult for the child to take.


Summary: unpleasantness in Brief

The term 'unpleasantness' [ʌnˈplɛz(ə)ntnəs] refers to the quality of being unpleasant, causing discomfort or annoyance. It can also refer to an unpleasant situation or experience. Examples include the unpleasantness of the weather, an air of unpleasantness after an argument, and the unpleasantness of a difficult situation. Phrases like 'put up with unpleasantness' and 'unpleasantness of life' denote the need to tolerate or endure hardships, while 'unpleasantness of taste' refers to a disagreeable flavor.