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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A disagreeable remark, situation, or act.

Usage examples (21)
  • Caught 'em red handed and threatened them with certain unpleasantry if I caught them again, but this was no deterrent ... most of 'em are way too far gone to even...
  • He referred to the war as an “unpleasantry of life.”
  • I've waited a fortnight to see some live off-the-ball unpleasantry (in HD as well), and now they're showing me ...
  • Punishment is usually used to describe a process whereby a person found guilty of a crime is forced to endure unpleasantry in order to persuade the individual to change... for more
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